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Behavioral Health Among College Students Information and Resource Kit

Posted by on January 17th, 2018 0 comments

SAMHSA has released a new information kit for college and university prevention practitioners, health center staff and administrators. The Behavioral Health Among College Students Information & Resource Kit “supports substance misuse prevention and mental health promotion initiatives on college and university campuses.” It includes “fact sheets, extensive resources, PowerPoint slides, and more.” For a brief overview of… Read More »

Posted in: Mental Health, Substance Addiction and Misuse

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Managerial Perspectives on the Role of Public Libraries in Disaster Response

Posted by on January 17th, 2018 0 comments

Disaster Info Specialist Program Webinar from DIMRC February 8, 2018 1:30pm ET Speaker: Michal Linder Zarankin, PhD, Adjunct Faculty at Virginia Tech The Natural Hazards Center at the University of Boulder recently posted a summary by Dr. Linder Zarankin outlining her research on how public service organizations, specifically libraries, perceive their roles in disaster response. In… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Public Library, Webinars

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NIH MedlinePlus Salud Magazine Now Available

Posted by on January 17th, 2018 0 comments

The annual issue of NIH MedlinePlus Salud magazine is now available online and in print. Salud, which means health in Spanish, is a free magazine of NIH and the Friends of the National Library of Medicine. Salud brings accurate and timely information in Spanish and English on health topics to patients and helps explain how NIH turns “discovery into… Read More »

Posted in: Articles, Minority Health Concerns, Multilingual, National Library of Medicine News

Dec

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MedlinePlus printing enhancements

Posted by on December 18th, 2017 0 comments

Earlier this month, NLM’s MedlinePlus released an enhancement that will allow users to choose what they want to print from a health topic web page: just the summary text, or the full page including the summary and all links. When you use the grey Print button on a MedlinePlus health topic page, a dialog will open allowing… Read More »

Posted in: National Library of Medicine News, Websites

Dec

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Adapting Medical-Legal Partnership (MLP) to Your Health Center and Community

Posted by on December 18th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

Upcoming webinar Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018 2-4 p.m. EST Register here HRSA’s Office of Regional Operations, Region 9, presents a webinar to help participants understand: (1) the MLP approach and field, and how it aligns with existing health centers’ services and priorities, especially enabling services; and (2) the opportunities for multi-sector engagement across all health… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health, Webinars

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Resources to Relieve Holiday Stress for Special Populations

Posted by on December 18th, 2017 0 comments

The holiday season can be a time of joy, but it can also be a time of major stress.  Financial worries, family expectations, and other causes of stress may lead to both mental and physical symptoms, such as depression, irritability, and digestive problems. Find ways to help relieve stress during the holidays through National Library… Read More »

Posted in: Mental Health, Multilingual, National Library of Medicine News

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Self-Care Resources from Mental Health First Aid

Posted by on December 18th, 2017 0 comments

Join the #BeTheDifference Healthy Holiday Twitter chat on Thursday, December 21 from 2 to 3pm ET to learn and share tips, tricks, and tools for taking care of your mental health during the holiday season. To participate, follow @MHFirstAidUSA and use #BeTheDifference in your responses. Get started with some tips and tricks by Building Your… Read More »

Posted in: Mental Health

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Pathways to Health Equity

Posted by on November 20th, 2017 0 comments Tags: ,

The National National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, published an interactive report, Communities in Action: Pathways to Health Equity. Portions of the report include an overview of the report, a clickable conceptual model of the context of structural inequalities, and ideas on how to promote health equality in… Read More »

Posted in: Low Income, Minority Health Concerns, Public Health, Websites

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Self-paced course: Packing Your Digital Go Bag: Essential Disaster Health Information on Your Mobile Device

Posted by on November 20th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

The NLM Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) has developed a self-paced, online course: Packing Your Digital Go Bag: Essential Disaster Health Information on Your Mobile Device. This one hour course features key resources that responders and disaster/emergency preparedness professionals may want to install on their mobile devices as part of their preparedness activities. It describes… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, National Library of Medicine News

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Rural HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment Recording

Posted by on November 20th, 2017 0 comments

Check out the Rural Health Information Hub for a recording of the November 2nd webinar “Rural HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment” on the Rural HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment Toolkit, “designed to help rural communities plan, implement, and sustain rural HIV/AIDS programs”. The webinar includes examples of successful programs and lessons learned.

Posted in: HIV/AIDS, Rural, Webinars

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