Healthy Carolinians of Orange County Committees and Focus Areas
Healthy Carolinians Council is the partnership's governing body. The Council helps select priority health issues, guides the work of the partnership, and advocates for health issues at the state and local level.
- Access to Health Committee works to increase access to health care, insurance, and information for all Orange County residents. This group focuses on the availability, affordability, accessibility, and acceptability of care and services.
- Health Promotion Committee focuses on promoting healthy lifestyles, policies, and environmental changes around exercise and healthy eating, to prevent and reduce the burden of chronic disease.
- Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Injury Committee focuses on preventing the misuse and abuse of prescription drugs; suicide prevention; promoting overall mental health and reducing stress. This group also addresses Injury prevention (i.e. poisonings and suicide).