Northwest Michigan

Chronic Disease Prevention Coalition

Our Mission

The mission of the Northwest Michigan Chronic Disease Prevention Coalition is to organize and promote chronic disease-related services and prevention opportunities available in our service region of Crawford, Kalkaska, Lake, Manistee, Mason, Mecosta, Missaukee, Newaygo, Oceana, Osceola and Wexford counties. 

Our Vision

What we hope to see accomplished in 3 to 5 years as a result of our actions:

  • Environmental change to increase physical activity and healthy eating

  • Increased prevention measures targeting specific chronic diseases

  • Improved access to both care and prevention

  • Improved engagement toward self-management through participation in evidence-based programming

  • Improved health of all communities

  • Holistic, effective care management

  • Funding in place for mental health availability and pain/addiction center

  • Effective, engaged coalitions

TASK FORCE GROUPS

PSE CHANGE

TASK FORCE

Policy, Systems, and Environmental Change Task Force creates changes to reduce risk of chronic disease in our local population

DPP

TASK FORCE

Diabetes Prevention Program Task Force coordinates with providers to achieve the best outcome for our region on diabetes prevention

TOBACCO

TASK FORCE

Tobacco Cessation Community/Clinical Linkages Task Force addresses the issue of high rates of tobacco use throughout our region

Meetings

The NMCDPC meets quarterly, in December, March, June, and September, at the annual Summit.  The location for the quarterly meeting rotates across the region. Call-in options are available for the meetings by request.

Coalition Chair: 

Gail Bullard, Assistant Professor, Ferris State University, College of Health Professions

Coalition

Directory

Strategic

Plan

Meeting

Agenda/Minutes

Quarterly

Newsletter

Community Partners

Contact Us

Katie Miller

kmiller@dhd10.org  |  Tel: 231-316-8567

Tel: 231-902-8545

Email: livewell4healthdhd10@gmail.com

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