Health and Wellness

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Health and Well BeingPriorities:

  • Improve mental, physical, and behavioral health for vulnerable families and seniors
  • Ensure vulnerable families and seniors establish and maintain a nutritional foundation for long term health and wellness

Community Goals:

  • Increase stakeholder and agency awareness of the impacts of toxic stress on families
  • Increase awareness of and access to nutritional food sources

Community Collaboration:

UPDATE: This team and their community partners have reduced the number of days that substance exposed babies stay in NICU from 28 days down to an average of 14 days. Eight bablie alone did not need the NICU in the last year.

Partners: Drug Free Charlotte County  Charlotte County Healthy Start Coalition  Healthy Families of Charlotte County  Early Learning Coalition of Florida's Heartland

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