Potomac Health Foundation June Newsletter

Please enjoy the June 2017 Newsletter! The purpose of this newsletter is to connect fellow grantees with each other and encourage networking and camaraderie. To view the PDF copy of the newsletter click here: PHF June 2017!
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Opioid Epidemic: Let’s Talk About It.

The Community Healthcare Coalition of Greater Prince William is hosting an event titled “Opioid Epidemic: Let’s talk about it!”. The purpose of this event is to bring awareness to the tragedy that has plagued the country! The keynote will be delivered by the Virginia State Health
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SNVMC’s New Family Health Mobile Van Clinic

Pictured: Megan Clay at the podium, members of the Potomac Health Foundation Board, Kathie Johnson, President and CEO of SNVMC, and the Sentara Mobile Clinic Staff On Wednesday, May 17, 2017, Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center (SNVMC) held a ribbon cutting ceremony to
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GMU POISED (Precision Outreach Intervention Surveillance and Exercise) Receives Praises from Participants

  George Mason University’s POISED program has been praised for the great work they do in the community. POISED uses a comprehensive model of education and exercise training to increase participants’ strength and heighten awareness of their surroundings. The program
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Potomac Health Foundation Grantee Featured in WAMU 88.5 Live Story

  “Erasing Gang Memories, One Laser Prick At A Time”. Prince William Gang Response Intervention Team teamed up with Dr. Carol Shapiro, retired plastic surgeon and current Potomac Health Foundation Board Member, to help change the lives of former gang members
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George Mason University presents Mason and Partners’ New Clinic!

  On May 12, the Mason and Partners Clinic “cut the gauze” on a new permanent building in Manassas Park. Thanks to a $250,000 capital grant from Potomac Health Foundation and the hard work of the many MAP clinic partners, health care services for uninsured patients can now
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PHF Board Member and Grantee Winners at Prince William Chamber Business Awards Banquet

The Potomac Health Foundation would like to congratulate Mr. Carlos Castro (PHF Board Member) and Project Mend a House (PHF Grantee) on their awards from the Prince William Chamber! Here are some excerpts from potomaclocal.com— Charles J. Colgan Visionary Award: Carlos
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Upcoming Events with Virginia Oral Health Coalition

The Virginia Oral Health Coalition are hosting a few events in the month of March in the Woodbridge/Fredericksburg area!   The Virginia Oral Health Coalition is pleased to partner with the Virginia Department of Health, the VDA Foundation and the Department of Behavioral
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Potomac Health Foundation Strategic Planning Informational Session

Dear Community Partners: Potomac Health Foundation was established in 2009 to improve the health of the communities of eastern Prince William County, Southern Fairfax, and North Stafford counties. The Foundation has pursued that mission through responsive grantmaking focused on
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Come Learn More About Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid course teaches skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The goal is to help support an individual until appropriate professional help arrives.  
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