West Warwick Health Equity Zone (HEZ)
To help the community address addiction and the stigma of mental health challenges.
What we do
Sponsor “pop-up” farmers markets to improve access to healthy, affordable, fresh food.
Address high rates of substance use and overdose through Peer Recovery Services.
Promote teen health workgroups.
Work with trauma workgroups.
Use information from ten Community Health Living Assessments based on 255 engaged residents who offered ideas related to healthy environment initiatives, planning for more citywide recreation programs, and solutions for improving public transportation.