articleC229 Community Health and Population-Focused Nursing Field Experience5.txt

ArticleC229 Community Health and Population-Focused Nursing Field Experience5.txt

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Task 1 Western Governors University 6/23/2019 (A) Time Log See attachment. Social Media Campaign (B) Community Health Nursing Diagnosis Statement Community Wellness Nursing Diagnosis: Substance abuse: Increased risk of substance abuse among residents in Travis County, TX related to mental illness because demonstrated by a higher fee of drug abuse within Travis County compared to the state or perhaps the nation. (B1) Health Inequity/Disparity Mental health problems is a health and wellness disparity that is certainly linked to the increased percentage of Travis State residents with substance abuse challenges. It has been predicted that almost 8. 9% of adults in Travis County are drug or alcohol dependent (Woollard Nichols & Associates, 2014). The Austin area is also home to a large homeless population and 18% of chronically homeless individuals in Travis County are reported to have a compound use disorder, more than twice the rate in the general citizenry (Austin Travis County Crucial Care, 2015). Substance abuse is a largest source of homelessness in grown-ups (Smith, 2018) and roughly half of people who have a mental illness might also experience a substance abuse disorder and the other way round (NIDA, 2018) (B1a) Key community and Prevention Information Austin and Travis County residents looking for substance abuse providers or info have many assets available. The Texas Health and Human Providers department gives free 24/7 help to adolescents and adults through their particular OSAR (Outreach, Screening, Examination, and Referral) centers and will assist with economical support in the event needed (Bluebonnet Trails Community Services, 2019). Cenikor is actually a nonprofit corporation that offers teenage and adult programs to treat substance abuse and also mental medical issues (Cenikor Basis, 2019). Men dealing with substance abuse are eligible to obtain free support from the Ministry of Task, which is a non-profit organization providing you with sober living for up to half a year while that they study the Bible to create the foundation of an sober standard of living (Ministry of Challenge, 2018). The Travis County Children Substance Abuse Avoidance Coalition is designed to establish community partners that support initiatives to prevent or reduce children substance abuse in Travis Region (Travis Region Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Parti, n. m. ). The group gives guides for the patients parents with young adults abusing prescription drugs, presentations in drug protection at neighborhood schools plus the community, and webinars in adolescent drug abuse.
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(B1b) Main Causes The underlying make this substance abuse will be numerous and vary from individual to individual. Common factors addiction can begin are leisure drug employ that increase in frequency, persistent pain that may lead to opioid dependence, mental illness, and genetics. Factors that may play a role in continued drug abuse include neglected mental disorder, and significant life or perhaps financial improvements. Depression for instance , can add to the risk
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