Extension often does its best work through collaborations. Coast to Forest: Mental health promotion in rural Oregon is one such collaboration. Dusti Linnell, Family and Community Health in Tillamook and Lincoln Counties, and Robin Maille, Family and Community Health/SNAP-Ed in Union and Baker counties, are outreach coordinators for the project. They joined interim Vice Provost Anita Azarenko to talk about the effort.
Learn how Extension and the College of Public Health and Human Sciences joined together to provide mental health support across Oregon. Adult Mental Health First Aid Training is the first step in the initiative funded by USDA NIFA and SAMHSA and Extension employees and partners are the initial target audience. If you see an opportunity for training in your community, post a comment.