Ask a Journalist! With Steven Allen Adams

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Join us for a FB Live chat with Steven Allen Adams, state government reporter for The Parkersburg News and Sentinel, The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register, The Weirton Daily Times, The Inter-Mountain in Elkins, and The Journal in Martinsburg. We'll learn a little […]

Session One: The 2021 Health and Hunger Summit Series

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Food and Hunger in My Neighborhood: In this session, we’ll discuss food insecurity and resources to address it in Boone, Lincoln, and Logan Counties. It’s a “beginners” session on these issues, where we’ll define terms such as “food deserts” and […]

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Session Two: Health and Hunger in My Neighborhood

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Sometimes, when systems and services are siloed, it’s difficult to make connections to address health and hunger in communities. In this session, we’ll articulate the challenges, discuss ways some organizations have worked to break down silos, and recommend ways to […]

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School-Based Health: Combating the Drug Crisis

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Children living with parents with substance use disorder have specific needs to help them cope, adapt, and thrive. Join us to discuss the collaborative approach school-based health center staff and school health staff take to address the health care needs […]

Session Three: At the Intersection of Health and Hunger

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At the Intersection of Health and Hunger: Often, health care providers recognize the signs of food insecurity in their patients. Resource providers know that their clients need health services. How do we bridge the divide and partner across systems/sectors for […]

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Session Four: Good Food is Good Health Care

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As the concept of food as medicine gains popularity, Farmacy programs and mobile pantries have expanded in rural West Virginia. In this session, we’ll talk with panelists from successful programs, discuss challenges to collaboration, detail ways to build on these […]

Listening Session: Meeting the Needs of Kids After COVID

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We ask; we listen. What should communities do to help children and teens segue back into "the new normal?" How can we ensure they have the health care and social supports they need to get back to what they do […]

Listening Session: Advocating for a Governor’s Office for Children

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The ripple effect of the opioid epidemic has affected all systems that care for kids: health care, public education, child welfare, foster care, and the court system. Could an office that oversees programs/services for affected children help break down silos? […]

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Listening Session: How can we help grandparents raising grandkids?

Thanks to the drug epidemic, more grandparents have assumed increased responsibilities in raising their grandchildren. As a community, how can we help alleviate some of the responsibilities they carry and ensure their health and well-being are being cared for, too?

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Listening Session: Kids need things to do

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An overwhelming theme from last year's assessment project was this: Kids need meaningful things to do in their communities, ways to connect with one another, and cultivate relationships with caring adults. How do we take the next steps to make […]

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