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Apr

23

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Gardening Interventions from the Community Guide

Posted by on April 23rd, 2018 0 comments

With spring upon us, consider reviewing the section within the Community Guide about Gardening Interventions to Increase Vegetable Consumption Among Children. For those unfamiliar with the Community Guide, this is a place to search for evidence-based findings from the Community Preventive Services Task force. This information can be helpful when designing community interventions because it… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health

Apr

23

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DASH Health Care Data 101 Guide

Posted by on April 23rd, 2018 0 comments

Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH) is an initiative from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The focus of DASH is to support community collaborations to address local issues affecting community health, enhance communities’ abilities to plan and implement activities through sharing data and information, and to identify methods to improve data sharing. The DASH Health… Read More »

Posted in: General, Public Health

Apr

23

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Mental Health Funding Opportunity

Posted by on April 23rd, 2018 0 comments

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for Mental Health Awareness Training grants. Activities within this program include those that will train others to respond appropriately to those with mental disorders, such as: training individuals to recognize the signs and symptoms of mental disorders; establishing links with school and/or community-based… Read More »

Posted in: Mental Health, Scholarships and Grants

Apr

09

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SAMHSA Evidence- Based Practices Resource Center

Posted by on April 9th, 2018 0 comments

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This agency has a mission to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness in America. Recently, SAMHSA made their Evidence-Based Resource Center available. This is a tool that allows clinicians, policy-makers and others… Read More »

Posted in: Mental Health, Substance Addiction and Misuse

Apr

09

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Emergency Preparedness Toolkit for Rural Communities

Posted by on April 9th, 2018 0 comments

Emergency Preparedness and Recovery: A Toolkit for Rural Communities is a publication from the Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association. Focused on disaster recovery in rural communities, this toolkit is the product of a grant from the American Planning Association in which recipients focused on a high priority project in their community that emphasized… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Rural

Apr

09

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State Health Indicator Reports Tool

Posted by on April 9th, 2018 0 comments

State Health Facts is a project from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation that provides health information from all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Their Custom State Reports database contains over 800 health indicators and allows users to select the indicators most important to their work and generate a custom report from selected… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health, Regional Information

Mar

26

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2017 Health Equity Report

Posted by on March 26th, 2018 0 comments

The 2017 Health Equity Report is a resource from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Office of Health Equity (OHE). This report describes the HRSA’s efforts in reducing health disparities and promoting equity. The report it comprehensive, with chapters covering the social determinants of… Read More »

Posted in: Minority Health Concerns, Public Health

Mar

26

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Public Health Research Collaboration

Posted by on March 26th, 2018 0 comments

The paper, The Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice’s Academic Health Department Research Agenda: Comparison with WPHRN Priority Research Questions was developed by the Wisconsin Public Health Research Network (WPHRN) and describes overlap between research questions from the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice’s Academic Health Department (AHD) Research… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health

Mar

26

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Webinar: Health Information in Many Languages

Posted by on March 26th, 2018 0 comments

Join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine on March 28 at 3:00 pm EST for the webinar HealthReach: Health Information in Many Languages. This session, organized by NNLM- South Central Region will discuss the National Library of Medicine resource, HealthReach. This resource offers health information in a variety of languages for those who work… Read More »

Posted in: Multilingual, Webinars

Mar

08

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Creating Healthy Habits

Posted by on March 8th, 2018 0 comments

the March 2108 issue of the NIH News In Health newsletter highlights the importance of having a plan when trying to make a healthy behavior change. When it comes to healthy habits, knowing what you need to do is often easier than taking action. However, learning how to support a behavior change can be important… Read More »

Posted in: Articles, Chronic Disease

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