Parental influence helps reduce teens’ alcohol use

Did you know…kids first try alcohol at about age 13 and over 20 percent of high school students report drinking alcohol at least once in the past 30 days? In an effort to reduce underage drinking, the Olathe Communities That Care Coalition & Behavioral Health Awareness Alliance Coalition have teamed up to implement an educational […]

Initiative Helps Grassroots Organizations Fulfill Mission

Before we bid farewell to an eventful year dominated by the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, our Health Forward associates take a look back at significant events and projects and share their insights about the year 2013. On day nine of our year in review, Health Forward Program Officer Liana Riesinger updates us on […]

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas Helps Refugees Navigate America’s Complicated Health Care System

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas was a recipient of a one-year Applicant Defined Grant (ADG) from Health Care Foundation. Their Refugee and Migrant Service program was awarded $25,000 in July 2011. Guest blogger Kirsten Flanagan, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas Director of Institutional Funding, gave us an update on the program’s progress. Imagine: the Burmese […]

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