Gateway's Prevention Team works at the state and local level to stop or slow the development of substance use and mental health disorders before they begin. We facilitate many prevention initiatives including:
These three statements are the basis to the prevention of several diseases which kill Oklahomans at an alarming rate; heart disease, obesity, and diabetes.
Healthy Living Program grantees have a primary role of enacting environmental strategies through local policy and ordinances in addition to supporting statewide legislation that creates sustainable change surrounding access to nutritious options, access to physical activity and reducing the use of tobacco.
Gateway and their Prevention staff have gained a credible reputation in the field for providing strong technical assistance and consultation for policy and wellness plan development
The Healthy Living Staff work with local Government, Schools, Businesses and Community Institutions and Organizations. If you are looking for help to improve wellness among your employees or create new policies to improve tobacco control, fitness, and nutrition we can help. Gateway’s Healthy Living office serves Pottawatomie County.