While there are a number of factors that drive cancer, early detection (including recommended screenings) and preventive measures can lessen the burden of cancer on an individual’s and a community’s health.
Good nutrition, regular physical activity and a healthy body weight are essential components for overall health and well-being.
Injury is the leading cause of death for Americans ages 1 to 44, and was the fourth leading cause of death in Wyoming in 2013, according to Healthy People 2020.
Collecting data on homeless people can be very difficult given the nature of their circumstances. Across the nation, each community is responsible for organizing one day each year to do a “point-in-time count” in order to provide an estimate of the homeless population in their communities.
The social determinants of health are the conditions and circumstances in which people live, work and play—the ones that they are born into and grow up in.
Access to quality healthcare has a profound effect on every aspect of a person’s health.
Clinical preventive services provide incredible opportunities for increased life expectancy and the maintenance of a higher quality of life. Access to care is about more than simply the cost.
A diverse partnership is necessary in order to assess our community’s needs and plan how to address those needs. Laramie County organizations have a long history of working together. Those partnerships were formalized in 1997 under the umbrella of the Healthier Laramie County Community Partnership (LCCP). Today, the completely volunteer-driven LCCP consists of nearly 65 partners, comprised of human service organizations, private-sector individuals, faith-based groups, funders and local and state government representatives dedicated to serving vulnerable residents throughout the county as part of a comprehensive planning effort.
As fall rapidly approaches and December will be here before we know it, I wanted to pass along this article on the new overtime laws that will go into effect in December. It is not to earlier to start thinking about this and the impact it will have on your organizations. Why the new overtime […]
The Wyoming Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities and Youth Alternatives are proud to offer a FREE Sibshops facilitator training Friday, October 21 and Saturday October 22, 2016 in Cheyenne! The two day Sibshop training is one event with two goals and two audiences. The primary goal is to train new Sibshop facilitators and administrators —that […]
September 17, 2016, 11:00am - September 17, 2016, 2:00pm
Because yout VOICE does matter after November.
The Parent Leadership Training Institute will be holding a Taste of PLTI event in the Laramie County Library's Willow Room (1st floor) on 9/17 from 11am-1pm.
PLTI is open to anyone who would like to become a change agent for children.
Join us for cookies and refreshments to learn about how YOU can become an advocate for change for children in Laramie County.
PLTI sessions start this fall on October 15, 2016. To apply in advance for PLTI please visit docs.google.com/a/laramiecountypartnership.org/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdAYAOSEYNIdUgKmLk_hR89F8SWPRYrxy... and complete an online application.