Grey Bruce Integrated Health Coalition (GBIHC) Terms of Reference

Terms of Reference for the Grey Bruce Integrated Health Coalition (GBIHC), whose mission is to work together to improve health care in Grey Bruce by providing system leadership, maximizing our resources, fostering innovation and integration, advocating for our community and demonstrating partnership at the client/patient, program and system level.

Adolescent Health in Rural Southwest Norfolk County: A Social Phenomenon

This paper presents the results of a participatory action project on the health, opinions and needs of youth in the rural area of southwest Norfolk. Teenagers there had been found to have substantilly higher rates of smoking and underage drinking compared to Ontario youth in general, were prone to risky behaviours and were the at high risk for suicide. The paper demonstrates the value of community engagement and asset identification in addressing rural health and social issues.

Networking for rural health

This monograph presents five case studies of rural networks in the United States that used the resources provided
by the Networking for Rural Health project to plan and implement activities to meet community
needs.