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Jun

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Measles Outbreak Toolkit for Local/State Health Departments

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The CDC Measles web page provides resources for local and state health departments that need help answering questions about measles outbreaks. It provides links to graphics, a variety of letters, templates, and a video about signs and symptoms of measles. This information can be posted on health department web sites, or you can syndicate the… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health, Websites

Jun

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Next Chapter Book Club

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The Next Chapter Book Club (NCBC) is a community-based literacy and social program for adolescents and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, providing a unique opportunity for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to experience community inclusion, social connectedness, life-long learning, self-determination and self-advocacy. The program was created in 2002 by Dr. Thomas Fish, the… Read More »

Posted in: Public Library

Jun

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Men’s Health Month

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June is Men’s Health Month, a national observance used to raise awareness about health care for men and focus on encouraging boys, men and their families to practice and implement healthy living decisions, such as exercising and eating healthy. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, men in the United States, on average,… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health, Public Library, Websites

Jun

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CDC MV PICCS Widget

Posted by on June 10th, 2019 0 comments

The new CDC MV PICCS widget can help states find effective strategies to reduce injuries, deaths, and costs from motor vehicle crashes. MV PICCS stands for Motor Vehicle Prioritizing Interventions and Cost Calculator for States.

Posted in: Public Health

Jun

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June 2019 Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available!

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Check out the June issue of NIH News in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research.

Posted in: Children and Teens

Jun

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Highlights From AHRQ’s Patient Safety Network

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The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s (AHRQ) Patient Safety Network (PSNet) highlights journal articles, books and tools related to patient safety. . .

Posted in: Public Health

May

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Let’s Talk Mental Health *Every* Month

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In continuing with our Mental Health Month themed blog posts, I’d like to thank the Association of Specialized Government and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASGCLA), for sharing their Mental Health Issues page. From this page, I discovered the Mental Health Toolkit created by the Mental Health America organization. Mental Health America (MHA) was founded in 1909,… Read More »

Posted in: General, Mental Health

May

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NIMH Outreach Partnership Program

Posted by on May 15th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , ,

We are halfway through National Mental Health Awareness Month, and one resource promoting both research and public engagement is the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).  NIMH is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders, whose mission is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving… Read More »

Posted in: General, Mental Health

May

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Caring for the Mind: Providing Mental Health Information At Your Library (NNLM 1 hour webinar)

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Register now for the Caring for the Mind webinar, taking place on May 21, 2019 from 9-10 HT/12-1 PT/1-2 MT/2-3 CT/3-4 ET.  Responding to questions involving topics on mental health is challenging even for the most experienced librarian. In Caring for the Mind, participants will learn how to effectively provide mental health information at their… Read More »

Posted in: General, Mental Health, Webinars

May

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2019: Year of Air Pollution & Health

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Each month in 2019, the American Lung Association will spotlight the lifesaving importance of healthy air, focusing on different themes such as how air pollution harms health, who is at risk and ways to take action to protect our communities especially in regards to climate change. May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month so… Read More »

Posted in: Chronic Disease, Environmental Health, Public Health, Webinars, Websites

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