Community Tobacco Control
NICOTINE TAX PARTNER PROGRAMS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
JAN 2021-JUNE 2022
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The Grant Program is designed to fulfill needs that an individual might have when working to improve tobacco services and capacity in Summit County. Individual applicants may request up to $2,000/year of funding for certifications, trainings, or licensures from the Grant Program.
Core Strategies of Grant Program:
Grant program is designed to help achieve the following community outcomes:
+ Improve tobacco cessation services
+ Improve community environment supportive of healthy behaviors and tobacco cessation
Specific strategy includes:
+ PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: completing a certification or training of one of the following:
Tobacco Treatment Specialist (TTS)
Certified Addictions Specialist (CAS)
Certified Addictions Technician (CAT)
Licensed Addiction Counselor
Certified Prevention Specialist
Health Navigator Trainings
Community Tobacco Coalition
Community members, partners, stakeholders, youth and parents meet quarterly to discuss impacts of nicotine use in Summit County. Contact Becky.Peltier@SummitCountyCO.gov.
Mass Media Campaigns
A workgroup (coalition) for youth in Summit County to fight tobacco and other substance through social justice work within the community. Our youth coalition examines the root causes for drug (substance) use, often stemming from mental health issues.
Youth meet weekly throughout the school year. Meeting times are subject to change. Contact Laura.Brown@SummitCountyCO.gov to get involved.
Summit County's youth coalition is part of a Colorado state-wide movement funded by Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. http://upriseyouthmovement.org/