The Teton County Addictions Task Force has released Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders in Teton County: Statistical Review and Community Readiness Assessment.
The intent of this report is two-fold:
- 1. To provide a brief overview of the status of mental health and substance use disorders in Teton County, by representing data collected from various sources including public health, healthcare, law enforcement, and schools. These data will serve as a baseline for future outcome metrics of efforts used to address these issues, and will also allow groups such as the Teton County Addictions Task Force to make data-informed decisions as they move forward to address mental health and substance use disorders.
2. To evaluate community readiness to address mental health and substance use disorders in Teton County using a modified version of the Community Readiness Model developed by the Tri-Ethnic Center for Prevention Research. The results of this assessment with allow groups to draw conclusions regarding the degree to which Teton County is willing and prepared to take action on the issues of mental health and substance use disorders.