Recent News and Updates

New UV CHIP Released

Every three years, the Public Health Council of the Upper Valley (PHC) and our partners compile a Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) that highlights work occurring in health care, social service, and many other organizations across our region. In March of 2023, the PHC’s Board of Directors and Advisory Council approved the release of our […]

PHC is Hiring: Part-Time Business Administrator

The Public Health Council of the Upper Valley (PHC) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit coalition of health and human services organizations that works to improve community health by promoting collaboration, advocating for policies and practices that support health, and providing education to partners and community members on priority health concerns. PHC has an office in Lebanon […]

Dartmouth Health Youth Vaping Education and Resources Toolkit Released

Dartmouth Health and the All Together Coalition recently released a toolkit to help anyone interested in supporting teen vaping prevention, education and cessation with evidence-based resources and information: Dartmouth Health Youth Vaping Education and Resources Toolkit Electronic cigarettes or “vapes” are electronic devices that heat liquid (usually containing nicotine, flavoring, and chemicals) that produces an […]

Lebanon Library Partners for Opioid Overdose Prevention

This article first appeared in the Lebanon Times, Winter/Spring 2023 edition ( Reprinted with permission. Opioid Overdose Prevention partnership between Dartmouth-Health and Lebanon Public Libraries, By Charlotte Atkinson Here in the Upper Valley, we are very lucky to have access to a wide range of resources, especially those that are found in unexpected places. The […]

Support for Kinship Caregivers

Many lives have been devastated as the opioid crisis has created ripple effects through communities and families. Many parents and family members of people affected by addiction have altered their lives to care for their loved-one’s children. We refer to these people as Kinship Caregivers. Various resources are available to support these Kinship Caregivers as […]