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City of Lee’s Summit Community Input

Instagram, Facebook NextDoor Keep current with neighborhood HOAs o Police and Fire Departments as ambassadors LS App – have a game in app for younger audience o “Did you know” facts Identify gaps – who is not being reached? Find ways to reach difficult population Get at-risk individuals/low-income people plugged into training and development opportunities Community job board/web links to job and training opportunity

Community Health and Wellbeing

Support a healthy, happy community by improving healthy lifestyle choices and opportunities. Why is healthy living and mental health important to Lee’s Summit? • Healthy communities = growing communities • Healthy = cheaper (1 checkmark) • Education of healthy creates systemic change • Cost of emergency services/unhealthy living • Lower crime (1 checkmark) • Lower addiction/substance abuse issues (1 checkmark) • More cohesive community • Feel safe walking at night • School safety, community safety • Fosters understanding • High levels of mental health and physical health lead to a better community • Contributes to a sense of well being • Good health is good for the economy • Focus on mental health as community can break cycles of ill health • It costs money to be healthy • Food choices • Remove the stigma of mental health issues • Academic success for kids • Affects quality of citizens and schools • Makes our community safer (1 checkmark) • Economic benefit to healthy citizens • Continue to expand facilities to accommodate growing community • Promotes early intervention • Reduces violence and crime (1 checkmark) • Quality of life (2 checkmarks) • Encourage new business (1 checkmark) • More mental health for kids (1 checkmark) • Unhealthy people are expensive The Novak Consulting Group Strengthening organizations from the inside out.

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Ignite! Your ideas. Our future. Community Input  

Ignite! Your ideas. Our future. Community Input