January 16, 2014

Healthy Montgomery Seeks Public Comment on Action Plans for Addressing Behavioral Health and Obesity

Healthy Montgomery is a one-stop source of population-based data and information about community health. It is intended to help planners, policy makers and community members identify issues and devise solutions

The Healthy Montgomery Steering Committee invites residents to review and make comments on the Behavioral Health Action Plan Report and the Obesity Action Plan Report. Comments will be reviewed and shared with the action plan work group members and the Healthy Montgomery Steering committee for possible inclusion in the final reports.

The Healthy Montgomery Behavioral Health Action Plan includes three recommendations to improve the overall behavioral health (including mental health and substance abuse) of County residents.

The Healthy Montgomery Obesity Action Plan includes recommendations to prevent and reduce obesity among County residents.:

Read the complete action plan reports.

Residents should email comments by close of business on Friday, January 31 to Healthy.Montgomery@montgomerycountymd.gov.

For more information about Healthy Montgomery, contact Susan DeFrancesco at 240-777-1704 or email  susan.defrancesco@montgomerycountymd.gov.