The Blog

One service that MAPP provides to our community is outreaching progress and celebrating collaborative work that is improving our community health. Check out our recent articles published in local media, such as the monthly 'RoadMAPP to Health' columns in the Homer News, and our monthly MAPP newsletters.

Community comes together to address opioid epidemic

In all three MAPP led Community Health Needs Assessments (2008, 2012 & 2015) “Substance Abuse” has continued to be the top ranked factor most negatively affecting the community. Couple this Read More

MAPP Community Meeting: June 16th

It takes all of us in order to build a more connected and resilient community! This gathering will be focused on action and engagement. Come learn about the Resilience Coalition’s Read More

Responding to Opioid Addiction in our Community

Substance Abuse and Addiction Discussed at Community Forum Wednesday, May 31, 5:30-8:30pm, Homer High School Commons Alaska Governor Bill Walker has declared a public health crisis in order to combat Read More

Crime rate one indicator of resilient community

[Posted in the Homer News on 3.09.17] In a small town, people tend to wear many different hats. I am no different. Though I am on the MAPP steering committee, Read More

Resolve to connect with others more

[Posted in the Homer News on 1.04.17] Tis the season of resolutions. I always hate to see how people start off with such positivity and idealism, plan to be stronger Read More