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May

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Pride at the Library: LGBTQ Programming For All Ages Webinar

Posted by on May 21st, 2018 0 comments

Join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine- Middle Atlantic Region on June 5, 2018 at 2:00 pm 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 June will feature presenter Dana Caswell, the Supervisor of Outreach… Read More »

Posted in: Webinars

May

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Office of Minority Health Resource Center Library Catalog

Posted by on May 21st, 2018 0 comments

The Office of Minority Health Resource Center Library Catalog is an online database that contains over 60,000 documents and articles about the health of racial and ethnic minority populations. In addition to searching by keyword, the database allows the user to narrow their search by the intended audience and resource format. Possible audience choices include health… Read More »

Posted in: Minority Health Concerns, Multilingual

May

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Health Care Equity Community Engagement Toolkits

Posted by on May 14th, 2018 0 comments

The Association of American Medical Colleges has developed a set of community engagement toolkits to engage academic and local communities around the topic health care equity. The topics of these toolkits are Social Justice Behind and Beyond the Bars: Criminal Justice, Health, and Academic Medicine, Community Engagement; Precision Medicine, and Native Health and Communities, Social Justice;… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Low Income, Mental Health, Minority Health Concerns, Substance Addiction and Misuse

May

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Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds Webinar

Posted by on May 14th, 2018 0 comments

Join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine- Middle Atlantic Region on May 29, 2018 at 1:00 pm 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 May will highlight The Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds project that… Read More »

Posted in: Webinars

May

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National Healthy Homes Month Webinars

Posted by on May 14th, 2018 0 comments

June is National Healthy Homes Month and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is hosting several webinars throughout May and June to educate educators, healthcare professionals and the public about how to keep their homes healthy. All webinars will fit with this year’s theme, Unlocking the Potential of America’s Children: Check Your Home- Protect… Read More »

Posted in: Webinars

Apr

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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