2017 Legislative Priorities:

1. Oral/dental health

2. Climate change

3. HPV/cancer

4. Tobacco

5. Behavioral health - Increasing access to case management services and community based supports (e.g. clubhouses, peer support, shelters, respite centers, etc.) for adults w/ severe behavioral health issues. Aligns w/ DOH/AMHD/ADAP and Medquest.

6. Workforce development and training for public health professionals

7. Increased access to primary health care services in rural areas and/or underserved populations

8. Improved access to mental health services

9. Access to healthy foods and increased physical activity (to include built environments)

10. Mental health services and access



Testimony submitted in the 2017 Legislative Session:







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