The use of data is a core element of our collective impact approach. We collect and learn from data so that we can openly share information and adapt our strategies in response to an ever changing environment. Our partnerships are sustained by a commitment to use meaningful, credible and useful qualitative and quantitative data for continuous learning and strategic refinement.
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Progress indicators note trend of change since 2013 unless otherwise noted
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Wilson Forward is guided by a vision that promotes well-being and a culture of health by providing healthy and affordable food choices, convenient access to green spaces and recreational facilities, and a robust network of physical and mental healthcare designed to eliminate existing health disparities in the community.
FOOD ENVIRONMENT INDEX
Food environment index, an index of equally-weighted factors that contribute to a healthy food environment, including limited access to healthy foods and food insecurity. The Food Environment Index ranges from 0 (worst) to 10 (best) and equally weights two indicators of the food environment.
MENTAL HEALTH PROVIDER RATIO
Mental Health Providers is the ratio of the county population to the number of mental health providers including psychiatrists, psychologists, licensed clinical social workers, counselors, marriage and family therapists, and advanced practice nurses specializing in mental health care.
Overdose death includes deaths involving all types of medications and drugs: opioids (commonly prescribed opioids, heroin, and synthetic narcotics like fentanyl and fentanyl-analogues), stimulats (cocaine, methamphetamine), benzodizpines, and others. This metric includes fatal overdoses of all intents; over 90% of these deaths are unintentional.