Samantha Cravens, CHES
Samantha Cravens is a project manager and data coordinator for the Crawfordsville Fire Department’s Mobile Integrated Health – Community Paramedicine for the Substance Use and Behavioral Health division. Samantha is a dedicated and driven community member of Crawfordsville and decided to return to the community after graduating from Purdue with a public health degree in 2014, and in return working in the Montgomery County Health Department for seven years in public health education and departmental accreditation. Samantha is a certified health education specialist and is a member on several community boards and coalitions that help address the top health priorities.
A Holistic Approach to Bridging Gaps in Substance Use Disorder
Although Mobile Integrated Health-Community Paramedicine has been practiced for many years, few communities have a robust portfolio of programs like Crawfordsville, IN. In their endeavor to address healthcare issues and gaps in their communities, Crawfordsville, IN implemented numerous MIH-CP programs including chronic disease management, maternal and infant health program, an overdose response program, aimed at […]