Colorado has a Prescription Drug Abuse Problem
But by working together, we can reverse the trend.
The Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention (CCPDAP) is partnering with the Colorado AHEC program to assign 12 AmeriCorps Volunteers throughout the state to serve in the Community Opioid Response Program (CORP), in partnership with Serve Colorado Governor's Commission on Community Service.
The AHECs are developing a statewide program to utilize AmeriCorps members in assisting local communities to strengthen... click HERE to read more and to access the position description.
Interested in serving? Apply HERE! Deadline to apply is October 1, 2017.
Adopt A Camper!
Health careers pay livable wages and pursuing a career in the health field can help a young person get out of poverty AND improve the health of the community at the same time! Help SWCAHEC grow our healthcare workforce, one camper at a time! Donations and sponsorships help keep camp tuition affordable for families and allow us to offer scholarships so that any student interested in a health career can attend, regardless of ability to pay.
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Camp registration is now CLOSED! Stay tuned for info on the 2018 camp.
The FREE 8-Week Mini Med Program begins on September 6th. Anyone interested in healthcare can learn about topics related to the secrets of aging, the opioid epidemic, how doctors diagnose…and so much more. Sign up at https://fastfor.ms/E1C9F
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