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Healthy and Sustainable Communities
SPF-Rx – Strategic Prevention Framework – Prescription Opioids
SPF-Rx focuses on reducing the use and misuse of prescription opioids in Bernalillo County, New Mexico by using focused strategies that target medical providers and prescribers, pharmacies and social access within different age groups. See prevention materials (provider guide, parent guide, patient checklist) at: https://littlethingsnm.org/
Prescription Drug Overdose Prevention (PDO)
This Prescription Drug Overdose Prevention (PDO) program distributes Naloxone (brand name Narcan), an overdose reversal medication, to those at-risk of opioid overdose.
Public Health Initiative
HEC’s Public-Health Initiative (PHI) brings together policy, education and organizing to achieve health equity. It promotes Health in All Policies and organizes with the community to improve social equity which builds health equity.
Community Health Improvement Plan
The Health Equity Council strives to improve the health and well-being of all Bernalillo County residents and neighborhoods through a variety of strategies and activities.