Health is important to everyone’s well-being. Without quality health it is difficult to live life to the full potential.

Studies indicate that the region is suffering from the effects of preventable health crises such as a lack of daily nutritious meals and physical activity, as well as higher levels of substance abuse. In fact, health index ratings report that the Project 17region ranks among the lowest in the state. Together, the goal is to create a healthier community with stronger families, less crime and a thriving workforce. Help raise awareness about the efforts to break the cycle of poverty, substance abuse and preventable health issues.

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Regional Health Statistics Data

Generational Poverty

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Substance Abuse Prevention & Intervention

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Preventative Health

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