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Apr

10

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Children’s Cancer Association (CCA) resource directory

Posted by on April 10th, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

Children’s Cancer Association’s Kids’ Cancer Pages is the first-ever national resource directory on childhood cancer and was recognized by the National Cancer Institute as “the most comprehensive guide for families currently available.” Now in its fifth edition, this vital support tool is sent free of charge to every pediatric hospital in the country as well… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Chronic Disease

Mar

28

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IHS Indian Children’s Program website

Posted by on March 28th, 2018 0 comments

The Indian Health Service (IHS) Division of Behavioral Health Indian Children’s Program provides education, training, and consultation on issues affecting American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) youth via IHS’s Telebehavioral Health Center of Excellence (TBHCE). These services are available to all IHS, Tribal, and Urban (I/T/U) providers. If you have a challenging pediatric case, you can also receive… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Minority Health Concerns

Mar

13

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National Library of Medicine Exhibition Program- Graphic Medicine

Posted by on March 13th, 2018 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine Exhibition Program’s newest exhibit is Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived & Well-Drawn! This banner exhibit is available for free though shipping charges do apply. Graphic Medicine explores the meaning of an emerging genre of medical literature that combines the art of comics and personal illness narrative. This approach can reveal the emotional… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, National Library of Medicine News, Public Health, Public Library, Websites

Feb

21

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Sexuality and Sexual Health Webinar Series

Posted by on February 21st, 2018 0 comments

The Family Support Center of NJ recognizes the need for current and relevant trainings to be made available to family members; and professionals working within the field of disabilities. This is a  webinar series for caregivers and professionals who care for people with intellectual or developmental disabilities on sexuality and sexual health.

Posted in: Children and Teens, Webinars

Feb

14

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CDC Guidelines for Treating Pregnant and Parenting Women with Opioid Use Disorder

Posted by on February 14th, 2018 0 comments

The U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released a new tool to assist health care providers in caring for pregnant women and new mothers with opioid use disorder and their infants. Clinical Guidance for Treating Pregnant and Parenting Women with Opioid Use Disorder and Their Infants includes 16 fact sheets, with each… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Substance Addiction and Misuse

Feb

14

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Indigenous Knowledge to Prevent Risk for Youth Suicide and Alcohol Abuse

Posted by on February 14th, 2018 0 comments

Researchers at the Center for Alaska Native Health Research have been collaborating with Yup’ik communities to address challenges facing Alaskan youth for the last decade. While culture plays a substantial role in reducing disparities among American Indian and Alaska Native populations, many questions remain about he mechanisms that produce this protective effect. The Qungasvik (qoo ngaz… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Minority Health Concerns

Jan

24

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What rural schools can do to help address Adverse Childhood Experiences

Posted by on January 24th, 2018 0 comments

This topic guide from the Rural Health Information Hub has been updated with a new FAQ on what rural schools can do to help address Adverse Childhood Experiences in their students. Rural schools play an important role in the health of students and the community. The guide give ideas for health-related activities schools can engage… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Rural

Jan

10

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Native Youth Website

Posted by on January 10th, 2018 0 comments

The Indian Health Service has launched a website that targets Native Youth and adults who work with Native Youth. The Generation Indigenous Initiative will build resiliency and promote positive development through the use of partnerships and programs that offer resources, information and tools that focus on suicide and substance abuse prevention, sexual health/responsibility, mental health… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Minority Health Concerns

Jan

10

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Be Her Resource: School Resource Officers and Girls of Color

Posted by on January 10th, 2018 0 comments

Georgetown Law’s Center on Poverty and Inequality and the National Black Women’s Justice Institute announce a new toolkit: Be Her Resource: A Toolkit About School Resource Officers and Girls of Color. Designed for school systems and police departments, the toolkit is based on interviews and focus groups with girls of color and police officers. As… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens

Dec

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National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week: January 22-28, 2018

Posted by on December 27th, 2017 0 comments

The National Institute on Drug Abuse provides resources for teachers — including ideas, resources and activities for National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week, January 22-28, 2018.  Visit the National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week webpage for information on a Twitter chat on January 22, events and partnerships, planning your own events, and accessing toolkits for… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Substance Addiction and Misuse

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