The State Health Improvement Plan includes goals to reduce binge drinking, marijuana use in youth, non-medical use of pain relievers, drug-related overdose deaths, cigarette and tobacco use, and smoking during pregnancy.
Greater Sullivan County 360 is the substance misuse work group of the Public Health Advisory Council. It is a group of community members and professionals working together to reduce harms from alcohol and other drugs through education, policies, practices and programs related to prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery.
Prior to joining the team at the Greater Sullivan County Public Health Network (GSCPHN), Ashley worked for the Homeless Prevention Center in Rutland, Vermont for four years, as a Service Coordinator in permanent supportive housing for homeless families, as well as, a chair for the HUD Continuum of Care in Rutland. Ashley also holds a B.S. in Biology from Saint Michael’s College and MPH in Public Health with a focus in sexual and reproductive health and from the University of Vermont.
In her current role at the GSCPHN, Ashley works within Sullivan County and co-collaborates with the Upper Valley, to empower and promote collaboration to combat substance use disorders at the community level from a systems level perspective. You can find more information on our staff page.