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Upfront Education & Awareness

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It’s a part of life. Be upfront about it.

Over the past few years, STD and HIV rates have risen in Muskegon County. Right now, we greatly exceed the national average for infection rates.

That’s all about to change.

The Upfront Coalition’s mission is educate the community on sexual health to lower infection rates in the area. The approach is right in the name – be upfront. It starts with education. Sexual health has been taboo for too long. It’s time to put the right knowledge in the hands of our community so they are prepared for every situation.

Upfront’s main initiatives are:

  • Build a knowledge base of sexual health resources.
  • Reduce the stigma of talking about sexual health.
  • Increase treatment options for the community.
  • Shift the mindset of the community to be proactive about sexual health.
  • Educate the entire area on the risks and preventative measures.

Help us create a healthier community. Get involved and learn more about Upfront here.

upcoming events

Apr 13, 2017

Freedom From Smoking Classes Offered at Johnson Family Cancer Center

Freedom From Smoking, the leading adult smoking cessation program for over 30 years, shows you how to quit in a safe, supportive environment. You’ll be given the …

May 11, 2017

Freedom From Smoking Classes Offered at Johnson Family Cancer Center

Freedom From Smoking, the leading adult smoking cessation program for over 30 years, shows you how to quit in a safe, supportive environment. You’ll be given the …

Jun 8, 2017

Freedom From Smoking Classes Offered at Johnson Family Cancer Center

Freedom From Smoking, the leading adult smoking cessation program for over 30 years, shows you how to quit in a safe, supportive environment. You’ll be given the …

our services

The Health Project provides a number of direct services to eligible members of the community. These services include the following programs:

community spotlight

Luke Reynolds

Executive Director of LifeCircles PACE

Luke currently serves as the board chair for PACE Association of Michigan, Chair of the Charted Healthcare Planning Coalition, and is an advisory board member of the The Health Project.

what’s happening

Community Benefit Board Initiative Grants - Letters of Intent Due March 15th 5:00PM

The Project Advisory Board is requesting proposals for the FY18 Community Benefit Board Initiative Grants. The Community Benefit Board Initiative Grants are awarded yearly to organizations for …

Sr. Simone Courtade Grant Application Now Available - Letters of Intent Due March 13th

Sister Simone Courtade Grant Program was created by the Sisters of Mercy to support, strengthen and sustain our organizational Mission in the community. The specific intent of …

Muskegon County May Increase Tobacco Age to 21

One West Michigan county is a step closer to changing the age to buy tobacco products.

Muskegon County commissioners say they support changing the legal purchasing age …

staff highlight

Mimi Rankin

Community Outreach Coordinator

Mimi, the one and only, works to provide services and proper care to at-risk populations.

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