Building a Resilient Health Department and Community (Part 2)

Written by Vanessa Lohf for Aces Connection.

As a follow up to last week’s post from the Barton County Health Department, Shelly Schneider shares their journey to move the work into the community through RiseUP Barton County.

“Barton County is experiencing an exciting opportunity with community members uniting together as a group of unusual voices meeting weekly to develop and launch an effort for not only building but executing a Trauma Informed Community of Resilience.  Our efforts started 2 years ago when the Barton County Health Department generally speaking, learned of the Kaiser Permanente study related to Adverse Childhood Experiences and how they effect the brain and how trauma and resilience effects a community...