Ola Lokahi Newsletter – July 2016Posted on Jul 22, 2016 in Ola Lokahi
International Accreditation for the professionals in the Adult Mental Health Division/Community Mental Health Centers (CMHC) and Clubhouses
CARF International recently recognized the work of these professionals and granted them statewide accreditation for the first time. Open the attached newsletter pdf to read more.
Keeping Kupuna Safe! Statewide Fall Prevention Campaign Now Underway
Did you know that as a result of falls, on average every year in Hawaii 86 seniors die, 1,912 are hospitalized and 8,010 are treated in emergency departments. The Hawaii State Department of Health and the Hawaii Fall Prevention Consortium are taking action with a two-month statewide fall prevention campaign that began in June 2016. Open the attached newsletter pdf to read more.
How Healthy are Hawaii’s Youth?
The Hawaii State Department of Health, Department of Education, and University of Hawaii recently released high school data from the 2015 Hawaii Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) for the state and all four counties. Open the attached newsletter pdf to read more.
Goddard Building Demolition Now In Progress
The 70-year-old Goddard Building on the Hawaii State Hospital campus in Kaneohe is now in the process of being demolished to prepare the way for a new, highly-upgraded building. Open the attached newsletter pdf to read more.