Muskegon’s YMCA-run DPP wins Full Recognition status from the CDC
The Muskegon YMCA-run Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) got a big boost earlier this summer, when the program earned Full CDC Recognition – a prerequisite for billing Medicare.
SAMHSA Evaluators Rave About Muskegon’s MYalliance
Officials with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration traveled to Muskegon at the end of August to review the progress of MYalliance System of Care (SOC), a collaboration between youth, families, schools, and other child-serving agencies to better serve youth with complex needs and their families. The SAMHSA evaluators were inspired by “visionary leadership across agencies and youth and families” and said their experience in Muskegon was “not their usual site visit.”
Notes from the annual Wellville Gathering
A this year’s Gathering, teams from the Wellville 5 communities explored what it will take to shift long-term thinking and action among institutions, people and systems.
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Esther Juices with Gary at HLTH
At the HLTH conference earlier this summer, Esther sat down with Gary Earl to talk about how and why she founded Wellville, and what she’s learned so far. But first, they juiced!
Innovative farm-to-school program in Muskegon County
Michigan State University Extension looks at a program that puts locally grow foods in school cafeterias.
National Attention Focuses on Muskegon’s Obesity Efforts
What’s Wellville community Muskegon, MI doing to curb rates of obesity? A feature article in Politico digs in to find out.