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Rural Opioid Educational Resources

Posted by on July 25th, 2018 0 comments

The National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health has developed a compendium of resources for rural opioid education. New resources are added as available. Access the toolkit to find reports, recordings of webinars, best practices, training materials, treatment resources and customizable posters, flyers and brochures.

Posted in: Rural, Substance Addiction and Misuse

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Reducing Suicide in Indigenous Groups

Posted by on July 25th, 2018 0 comments

Reducing the Incidence of Suicide in Indigenous Groups – Strengths United through Networks (RISING SUN) is an initiative of the U.S. Arctic Council Chairmanship. RISING SUN’s role in suicide prevention efforts include a toolkit to help clinicians, communities, policy-makers and researchers to measure the impact and effectiveness of suicide prevention efforts in rural and tribal communities. Find out more about the toolkit.

Posted in: Mental Health, Minority Health Concerns

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Patients Helping Patients Navigate Serious Mental Illness

Posted by on July 25th, 2018 0 comments

Peer navigators can help improve patient care. According to the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Initiative (PCORI), around one in six adults in the U.S. have a mental health disorder, and “Minority populations are more at risk for serious psychological distress but only half as likely to receive mental health treatment as non-Hispanic whites.” Patients face many… Read More »

Posted in: Mental Health, Minority Health Concerns

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Information About Applying for Funding on Grants.gov

Posted by on July 23rd, 2018 0 comments

If you’re thinking of applying for a grant from grants.gov but don’t know where to get started, consider reviewing the posts on the grants.gov community blog. Their grant writing basics section has information about Demystifying Funding Announcements, Understanding the Funder and Avoiding Last Minute Problems. For more information, the grants.gov homepage has introductory videos about… Read More »

Posted in: General

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Connections4Health: A Person-Center Approach for Addressing the Social Determinants of Health in the Community

Posted by on July 23rd, 2018 0 comments

Join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine- Middle Atlantic Region on August 21, 2018 at 12:00 pm EST for their monthly Boost Box series. This series aims to boost your knowledge of National Library of Medicine products and additional health information topics. The month of August will focus on a program called Connections4Health. Connections4Health… Read More »

Posted in: General

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Evidence-based Decision Making at Health Departments

Posted by on July 23rd, 2018 0 comments

Health Department staff are tasked with implementing programs that improve the health of the public. While there is now a greater focus on evidence-based decision making to ensure that these programs are effective, this is a process that needs to develop over time. The Prevention Research Center started a project in 2012 to discover how… Read More »

Posted in: General

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Special Issues of NIH News in Health: Parenting and Seniors

Posted by on July 18th, 2018 0 comments

NIH News in Health publishes special issues of collections of past popular stories that have been updated and reviewed. Two new collections have been released. Checkout the parenting issue and seniors issue. You can download a PDF to share with others and there are also a limited number of print copies available upon request.  … Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Senior

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My MedlinePlus Newsletter: Exercise and Kids

Posted by on July 18th, 2018 0 comments

A highlighted topic in the new weekly newsletter from MedlinePlus is on exercise and its importance in a child’s health and well-being.  Do you know the benefits of exercise for kids or how much exercise kids need? Find the answer here and check out other MedlinePlus resources on the benefits of exercise for the whole… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, General

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“Wash and Learn” Promoting Reading at Laundromats

Posted by on July 18th, 2018 0 comments

The Sudsy’s learning center is part of Libraries Without Borders’ national “Wash and Learn” program, which “transforms laundromats into informal learning spaces.”  Started in New York City in 2015, the program now has about 12 centers across seven states, said Adam Echelman, a Libraries Without Borders representative. Libraries Without Borders partnered with the Coin Laundry… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, General

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Health Equity Document

Posted by on July 16th, 2018 0 comments

The Health Equity Initiative is a nonprofit organization focused on building a multi-sectoral global community focused on advancing health equity. On February 23, 2018, the Health Equity Initiative held their bi-annual summit. This summit, titled Engaging New Allies in the Health Equity Movement: A Partnership Summit, focused on exploring root causes of health inequity: racism… Read More »

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