The Buhl Regional Health Foundation is offering a 4-part workshop series, taught by Jennifer Barborak, UPMC Horizon Community Health Foundation. The series will focus on the basics of grant writing and specifics to the Buhl Regional Health Foundation application process for non-profit organizations who plan to apply for funding to address community health and well-being within the next 12 months. Dates:   November 13, 2018 December 4, 2018 December 18, 2018 January 8, 2019 Time:  10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Topics: Grant Seeking and Identifying Priorities Pieces of the Grant Putting it All Together After the Proposal The sessions will be held at the BRHF office,Read More →

*DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR FORUM EXTENDED TO OCTOBER 25, 2018* Buhl Regional Health Foundation 2018 Fall Forum Working Together to Battle Addiction Friday, November 2, 2018 8:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. HopeCAT 115 Anson Way Sharon, PA Buhl Regional Health Foundation invites community organizations and leaders to join us for a free day-long forum focusing on the fight against the opioid crisis in the greater Sharon regional area. Please mark your calendars and plan to join your colleagues from around the region. Topics for the day include an Overview of the Opioid Epidemic, How Addiction Changes Your Brain, Impacts to Family and Children, and a panelRead More →

Fall Forum 2017: Time Well Spent to Move Action Teams Forward Using the ideas produced by last year’s Fall Forum, Dr. Roger Firestien’s presentation and workshop “Breakthrough Thinking: How to be Deliberately Creative,” provided a new process for the attendees of this year’s Fall Forum to learn and practice.  Six health challenges were identified as priorities for our community and those challenges were explored by categorized groups of our participants in this innovative way. These were: Transportation: Helping people get the services they need Communication Infrastructure: Connecting residents to resources Mental Health Stigma: Communicating the importance of mental health care and making patients comfortable usingRead More →