Mental Health & AODA: Northwoods COPE

Anyone can save a life by carrying naloxone/NARCAN®. It is safe and easy to give to reverse an opioid overdose. Get NARCAN® today. It’s available near you: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/opioids/safer-use.htm

There are simple ways to reduce the dangers of opioid use. Whether it is following tips for safer use, disposing of unused medications, or knowing how to respond to an overdose, it all makes a difference. 

Learn more at: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/opioids/index.htm

The Oneida County Health Department coordinates and provides technical support for the Northwoods COPE (Community, Outreach, Prevention and Education) Coalition. Northwoods COPE’s mission is to serve and support all people affected by mental health and substance abuse through education, intervention and prevention. We will partner and collaborate with our community to provide knowledge and meaningful resources to improve the well-being of all.

Northwoods COPE is a coalition that focuses on prevention of mental health and substance use disorders.

Their four main objectives are:

  1. Decrease suicide and depression
  2. Decrease alcohol and drug abuse
  3. Increase access to AODA and mental health services
  4. Strengthen data around mental health and AODA

Additional Resources:

For additional information or to get involved, contact:

Jenny Chiamulera
715-369-6186
jchiamulera@co.oneida.wi.us

Oneida County Community Assessment on Substance Use

Oneida County Health Department, in partnership with members of the COPE Coalition, recently completed a Community Substance Use Assessment in Oneida County.  The below resources describe what the assessment helped us learn about our community.  Thank you for taking the time to learn about this work.  If you have any question or would like to get involved with local efforts, feel free to reach out the Jenny at 715-369-6186