Upcoming events Announcements from each meeting

Alzheimer’s Association speaker Jill Curtis Monday, August 27, 2018; 2-3pm at Active Aging 1034 Park Avenue Meadville  for more information (814-336-1792  or 1-800-321-7705  Care receivers are welcome there are activities for them to enjoy while caregiver attends the meeting.




Saturday, October 6, 2018  Seminar Series at MASH, from 8am – 1pm. The topic is on Athletic Injuries and Addiction.


Regular Meeting times:

Crawford County Overdose Prevention Coalition meeting times

             Meeting place: Meadville Medical Center Vernon Place 2nd  Monday of the month 9:00am-10:30am


Media & Marketing Group: 2nd Monday @ 10:30 after the main CCOPC meeting

Healthcare Professionals Group: 1st Tuesday @ noon

Fitness Group for those in recovery: 4th Wed @ 1pm

First Responder Group: 2nd Thursday @ 9am

Faith-based Group: 2nd Tuersday @ 10-11am  Crawford County Drug and Alcohol offices Downtown Mall

Titusville Group: 3rd Thursday @ 2 pm at Benson Memorial Library

School-based Group: 4th Friday @ 2pm

Youth Group: varies by school

To verify dates and times or for more information, please contact CCDAEC at 814-724-4100.


Suicide and Crisis intervention Training by Stairways

To schedule this FREE training for your group call Crawford County Mobile Crisis 8AM-4 PM at (814) 337-8762 ext. 3024 or 3034

Opioid Epidemic Practical Tool Kit    The Partnership Center  Department of Health and Human Services  3.16.18 hhs-partnership-ctr-opioid-practical-toolkit-print-final



Fall Chic Annual meeting– You are invited.  Date TBD




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CHIC Annual Meetings December

SAVE THE DATE for the CHIC Annual Meeting December 2017 meeting to be determined.

2016 was American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation; Healthy Living Grant Report-PROTECT Against HPV Project

Monday, December 5, 2016  RSVP   information to follow   $10.00 payable at door
9:00 am-2:00 pm
Vernon Place
11277 Vernon Place
Meadville, PA 16335

Agenda for the day:
9:00 am:Registration & Complimentary Breakfast

9:30 am: CHIC-Business Meeting

10:00—11:00 am:Community Health Needs Assessment Reports
-Meadville Medical Center
-Titusville Area Hospital
-LGBTQ+ Disparities

11:00 am:HPV Grant Report
12:00 pm: Complimentary Lunch & Video Program

1:00 pm:HPV Grant Next Steps & Round-Table Discussion

RSVP Details to follow—$10.00 Registration Fee to CHIC Will be Taken at the Door

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Erie Gives Campaign 2016


What is Erie Gives?

On Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, all charitable donations made to the Crawford health Improvement Coalition through www.ErieGives.org will receive a portion of The Erie Community Foundation’s $220,000 matching pool. Give during the hours of 8 am to 8 pm and your gift will make an even greater impact in our community.


What is CHIC?

The Crawford Health Improvement Coalition is a prevention-focused partnership between community members and organizations dedicated to work together toward improving the health of every Crawford County citizen and, and through our partners, citizens throughout the NWPA region.  CHIC was designed to increase the quality and the number the years of healthy life an individual can expect to live by trying to eliminate health gaps among our county’s diverse population.


Please donate to Crawford Health Improvement Coalition TODAY through Erie Gives!

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PROTECT Against HPV Project 2016 Educational film in Titusville and Meadville

YOU ARE INVITED !!  Thursday August 11, 2016

This award-winning documentary takes a look into the lives of five brave women affected by Human Papillomavirus (HPV).  Their stories portray the misconceptions, stigma, shame, heartbreak, pain, and triumph that they experience while battling cervical cancer.

Question and answer period at 8:30pm.

The film is not rated but recommended for older teens and adults. Local experts will be available for questions and answers.

Coming  August 11, 2016! The Meadville showing of Someone You Love  7-9 pm at the Movies at Meadville  11155 Highline Drive Meadville  Right on route 19 about one block south of Route 322.

Admission is free. Popcorn is free!  Come learn how important this HPV vaccination can be!

 The film is sponsored by the Crawford Health Improvement Coalition with funding from the American Medical Association Foundation and the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control  

Someone You Love showing

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Colestock Auditorium, 302 E. Walnut St. Titusville, PA
Showtime: 6:00 PM
Question & Answer Program: 7:30 PM
Admission: FREE
The film is sponsored by the Crawford Health Improvement Coalition with funding from the American Medical Association Foundation and the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Division of Cancer Preven-tion and ControlSYL 169

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PROTECT Against HPV Project 2016


The project aims to raise community awareness and provide education about the human papillomavirus (HPV) and a vaccine that prevents cervical cancer, as well as, anal, throat, penile, vaginal, and vulvar cancers.  The project was made possible by an AMA Healthy Living Grant from the AMA Foundation. See more about the grant goals and initiatives here.


Launch of #UDontGetIt Campaign

  • April 20, 2016 -Titusville Area School District Middle and High School


SYL 169Free showing of “Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic”  – View Movie Trailer

  • April 27, 2016 – Colestock Auditorium, 302 E. Walnut St., Titusville, PA 16354 Showing 6:00 PM / Q&A 7:30 PM


August 11 at 7pm  Movies at Meadville– Free Showing of Someone You Love Video.  YOU are INVITED!!


Immunization Clinic (HPV, TDAP, Meningococcal)

  • May 12, 2016 – Begins at Titusville Middle School for TASD Students
  • September 8, 2016 – Second Dose at TASD
  • January 12, 2017 – Final Dose at TASD


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Community Events 2016

2015-16 Health Fairs/Community Events


TMS Health Fair every 3 years last was in 2014 Contact Marcie Kelly, school nurse 827-9687
National Drug Fact Week last week in January

Mercy House Health & Wellness Fair Cindy Kightlinger 337-6180 [email protected]
Penncrest Wellness Fair Cambridge Springs High School this year Laura Bullock [email protected]

National Problem Gambling Awareness Week
Ag Dairy Day at Allegheny College Penn State Extension office 337-7460 Joel Hunter [email protected]
Crawford Central School District Transition Fair (for students aging out of school needing help with housing, employment, etc) Tina Craft 336-1121 xt. 109
[email protected]

Crawford County Community Council  held March 13 Noon at The Arc 222 Chestnut St. Meadville   Speaker: Paula DiGregory  Tobacco Coalition – Prevention News  For reservations email rose Hilliard  [email protected]

National Alcohol Awareness Month
Crawford County Young Driver’s Competition Sheriff Nick Hoke 333-7411 [email protected]
National Distracted Driving Awareness Month
National Alcohol Screening Day
THS Career Day/Decisions Day 4/28 all day at the high school Tammy McHenry [email protected] 827-9687

Crawford County Community Council  held April 8 Noon at The Arc 222 Chestnut St. Meadville   Meeting is: Elmer Nelson Awards presentation to volunteer and professional  For reservations email rose Hilliard  [email protected]

Mental Health/Wellness Fair in Downtown Mall in Meadville 5/5 11-3 CHAPS Sally Burns [email protected] 333-2924
World NO Tobacco Day
MHS Freshmen Retreat Lori Nageotte [email protected] 789-3666
Celebration of the Healthy Kids at Diamond Park 5/13 9-1 Erica Nesbitt [email protected]
National Prevention Week

Crawford County Community Council  held May 13 Noon at The Arc 222 Chestnut St. Meadville   Speaker: Gail Kelly Crawford Human Services The State of the County   For reservations email [email protected]

Second Saturday Kids Day Coordinator [email protected] fb.com/MeadvilleSSCM
Meadville Airport Annual Fly-In/Drive-In Tom Youngblood 333-9422 or see airport website Father’s Day weekend


August  11 7pm   Free showing  Movies at MeadvilleSomeone you Love video

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