SOUTHERN LARIMER PREVENTION PARTNERSHIP WELCOMES LOVELAND COUNCILMAN OLSON by Adam Musielewicz
Community partnerships are the result of listening, aligning, and coordinating. The Southern Larimer Prevention Partnership's (SLPP) June Meeting welcomed guest speaker Councilman Steve Olson from Loveland City Council. Councilman Olson, with his experienced military and healthcare administrator background, has helped city council begin to learn about and prioritize sometimes complicated issues facing Loveland citizens.
Homelessness, suicide, and opioid use/abuse prevention are those issues and Councilman Olson is helping lead an assessment of community organizations/resources that address these issues. In is this vein, of aligning and coordinating, the SLPP coalition in its work of preventing youth substance abuse, will continue to collaborate with Council on how best to work together to support healthy environments for youth in Southern Larimer County.