articleC229 Community Health and Population-Focused Nursing Field Experience4.txt

ArticleC229 Community Health and Population-Focused Nursing Field Experience4.txt

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Activity 1 Western Governors University 6/23/2019 (A) Time Log See attachment. Social Media Campaign (B) Community Health Nursing Diagnosis Statement Community Health and wellbeing Nursing Medical diagnosis: Substance abuse: Improved risk of drug abuse among occupants in Travis County, TEXAS related to mental illness when demonstrated with a higher amount of drug abuse within Travis County compared to the state and also the nation. (B1) Health Inequity/Disparity Mental illness is a health disparity that is linked to the high percentage of Travis County residents with substance abuse problems. It has been estimated that 8. 9% of adults in Travis County are drug or alcohol dependent (Woollard Nichols & Associates, 2014). The Austin area is likewise home into a large destitute population and 18% of chronically destitute individuals in Travis Region are reported to have a ingredient use disorder, more than two times the rate of your general public (Austin Travis County Crucial Care, 2015). Substance abuse is a largest cause of homelessness in grown-ups (Smith, 2018) and about half of people who have a mental illness might also experience a substance abuse disorder and the other way round (NIDA, 2018) (B1a) Main community and Prevention Assets 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 day-to-day help to adolescents and adults through their particular OSAR (Outreach, Screening, Examination, and Referral) centers and can assist with monetary support in the event needed (Bluebonnet Trails Community Services, 2019). Cenikor is actually a nonprofit institution that offers youngster and mature programs to take care of substance abuse and mental health factors (Cenikor Groundwork, 2019). Guys dealing with substance abuse are eligible to get free help from the Ministry of Obstacle, which is a nonprofit organization that delivers sober living for up to 6 months while they will study the Bible to form the foundation of any sober life-style (Ministry of Challenge, 2018). The Travis County Youngster Substance Abuse Protection Coalition is made to establish community partners that support campaigns to prevent or perhaps reduce youngster substance abuse in Travis State (Travis State Youth Drug abuse Prevention Cabale, n. g. ). The group gives guides for parents with teenagers abusing medicines, presentations upon drug reduction at regional schools as well as the community, and webinars upon adolescent substance abuse. (B1b) Root Causes
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The underlying make this substance abuse happen to be numerous and vary from person to person. Common causes addiction may start are fun drug apply that embrace frequency, serious pain which may lead to opioid dependence, mental illness, and genetics. Elements that may play a role in continued substance abuse include without treatment mental condition, and significant life or financial adjustments. Depression for example , can raise the risk for alcohol abuse by decreasing a person s inhibitions. Perhaps they notice that when they
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