All residents will have access to and be able to afford healthcare services in Tillamook County. An abundance of support for all populations to meet their basic needs will be readily available. Awareness education of underrepresented populationsí needs will take place throughout the county. Residents will lead a lifestyle that includes healthy activities and behavior.
Vision of our Health and Human Services
All Tillamook County residents will have access to affordable healthcare. Local healthcare providers will have the capacity to provide quality healthcare.
Tillamook County will provide resources to meet the basic needs of all populations. Education programs and outreach will engage the community to assist those less fortunate. Underrepresented populations will be sought out to ensure they have the services, resources and support needed for a healthy life.
In the future, underage drinking will no longer be an issue among our youth. Adult drug use, especially methamphetamine use, will be significantly reduced with local resources, services and support available to assist people in recovery. Healthy alternatives to drug and alcohol related activities will abound. Youth and adults will be actively engaged in addressing drug and alcohol issues in the county. People will be aware of and support the array of effective services and supports available to address drug and alcohol issues for both youth and adults. Youth will be educated about the consequences of teen pregnancy and tobacco use.
Health and Human Services Goals
Goal 6.1 Ensure access to health care and human services for all
Improve access to health care and human services for all county
Increase efforts to raise public awareness about the types of human services that are available and how to access them.
Increase efforts to improve coordination among health care and human service agencies to better serve clients.
Identify gaps in health care services and increase efforts to fill the gaps in services.
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Goal 6.2 Promote healthy lifestyles
Increase community awareness about the consequences of alcohol and drug abuse.
Increase youth sexual health education in Tillamook County schools.
Goal 6.3 Ensure availability and accessibility of human services
Increase availability of and access to emergency services for all in need.
Address non-emergency basic needs of all Tillamook County residents.
Increase availability and access to a continuum of mental health services and supports.
Expand services that address the issues/needs of people impacted by domestic violence.
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