September 2021 OMNI TA Newsletter

Greetings CSBs happy September! The September 2021 issue of the OMNI TA Newsletter was emailed this week. If you would prefer to view the newsletter online, you may click here.  Here is a link to the PDF in this portal, too. A copy is also saved in the TA Resources folder in box.com. If you know…

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2019 Benefits Data Now Available on VASIS Dashboard!

OMNI has updated a new Benefits Tab on the VASIS Dashboard. You can now access 2019 Benefits data HERE! The tab includes the following county-level data: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance program (SNAP) Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Child Care Subsidy Medicaid All Benefits: an unduplicated count of individuals who received any of the above benefits in…

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6th Annual Shatter the Silence: Hope Heals

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Suicide is a serious public health problem that can have lasting harmful effects on individuals, families, and communities. Suicide is more than a mental health concern. On average, one person died by suicide every 7 hours in Virginia which makes, suicide the 10th leading cause of death in the state….

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Congratulations! Jennifer Farinholt is the new Behavioral Health Wellness Consultant!

Greetings and Happy Friday! We are pleased to announce that on September 25th, 2021, Jennifer Farinholt will be our new Behavioral Health Wellness Consultant! Jennifer really needs no introduction because we all know of her prevention expertise at ABC in the Education department for 5 years as she facilitated VOSAP, infused SPF into their granting…

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OMNI State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup Resources

OMNI Institute and the Virginia State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW) created the Substance Misuse Prevention in Virginia: Cost Savings & Impacts information sheet. This information sheet provides a succinct summary of the cost savings of substance misuse prevention efforts in Virginia and how prevention funding is used throughout the state. It was created with the intention to…

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