Local Solutions

The community resource guide provides individuals in our serving communities an access to guides to help navigate resources for food, housing, healthcare, and other necessities. Local solutions includes a broad range of health and wellness services including, but not limited to, eating well, food assistance programs,  nutrition tips and wellness strategies. Please click on your community below to see what your area has to offer. Remember,  “Your Health is Our Priority” here at Health Solutions.

Find Local Solutions in your area:

Pueblo

Trinidad

Walsenburg

Community Resources

Check out the links below to local resources that may be helpful on your journey to wellness!

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Providing services since 1979, Crossroads’ Turning Points, Inc. (CTP) is southern Colorado’s largest evidence-based alcohol and substance use disorder treatment organization with services in twelve counties. CTP specializes in heroin and opioid addiction treatment with a full continuum of care to include detox, residential and outpatient services.  Medication-Assisted Treatment is also available.  CTP is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, licensed by Colorado, with comprehensive services in prevention, intervention, and co-occurring treatment.

http://www.crossroadstp.org/

Healthy social-emotional development in the early years lay a foundation for overall health, well-being, and success in school and life.

https://www.earlymindsmatter.org/

Promoting mental wellness by providing a spirit of connection among consumers, family, supporters, and community organizations.

http://friendlyharborpueblo.org/

The mission of Pueblo County United Way is to develop donor resources to enhance the quality of life for the people of Pueblo County.

https://www.pueblounitedway.org/

Pueblo StepUp Community Resources Directory includes links to Alcohol and Drug Services, Emergency Services, Finances, Health Care, Safety, Disability Services and Transportation.

http://www.pueblostepup.org/

Food Assistance

Check out the links below to local resources that may be helpful on your journey to wellness!

Find food in your neighborhood!

https://careandshare.org/findfood/

Build healthy eating habits one goal at a time!

https://www.choosemyplate.gov/

PEAK is an online service for Coloradans to screen and apply for medical, food, cash, and early childhood assistance programs.

https://coloradopeak.secure.force.com/

SNAP provides nutrition benefits to supplement the food budget of needy families so they can purchase healthy food and move towards self-sufficiency.

https://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/supplemental-nutrition-assistance-program

Eating Well

Check out the links below for healthy eating resources that may be helpful on your journey to wellness!

Let’s Go! is a nationally recognized childhood obesity prevention program implemented throughout Maine and in a few communities in neighboring states. They partner with schools, child care and out-of-school programs, healthcare practices and community organizations to change environments where children and families live, learn work and play.

https://mainehealth.org/lets-go

We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children’s Activity & Nutrition) is a national movement designed to give parents, caregivers, and entire communities a way to help children 8 to 13 years old stay at a healthy weight.

https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/wecan/

Good and Cheap is a cookbook for people with very tight budgets, particularly those on SNAP/Food Stamp benefits.

https://www.health.solutions/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/good-and-cheap.pdf

Wellness Strategies

Check out the links below to local resources that may be helpful on your journey to wellness!

Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans.

https://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/About-Healthy-People

Together Colorado can turn the tide on tobacco. Ready to quit smoking? Just thinking about it? Trying again? Want to help someone quit? You’re in the right place.

https://www.tobaccofreeco.org/

Build healthy eating habits one goal at a time!

https://www.choosemyplate.gov/