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Feb

07

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Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Posted by on February 7th, 2017 0 comments

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. The CDC has a number of resources to aid in education and prevention campaigns VetoViolence (Violence Education Tools Online) Includes trainings such as Dating Matters, a free, online course available to “educators, school personnel, youth mentors, and others dedicated to improving teen health” Teen Dating Violence as a featured… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Public Health, Websites

Feb

06

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Homelessness in Special Populations (webinar series)

Posted by on February 6th, 2017 0 comments

The MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center is offering a webinar series for providers and others who work with people experiencing or at risk for homelessness. WEBINAR: Homelessness in Special Populations: Formerly Incarcerated Tuesday, February 21, 2017     2:00PM ET WEBINAR: Homelessness in Special Populations: Veterans Tuesday, March 7, 2017     2:00PM ET WEBINAR: Homelessness in Special… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Low Income, Veterans Resources, Webinars

Jan

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National Drugs and Alcohol Chat Day – January 26

Posted by on January 25th, 2017 0 comments

National Drugs and Alcohol Chat Day is an annual live online chat held between high school students and NIDA scientists during National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week. Students from around the country ask the questions they most want the answers to about drugs and drug abuse, including drug effects, how to help friends or family… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens

Jan

23

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Climate Change, Health, and Populations of Concern

Posted by on January 23rd, 2017 0 comments

From the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): “EPA has developed communication materials that summarize key points from the U.S. Climate and Health Assessment for eight different populations that are disproportionately affected by climate change impacts. The agency is providing these materials for use and modification for anyone seeking to communicate the health impacts of climate change to… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Chronic Disease, Environmental Health, Public Health, Senior

Jan

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January is National Winter Sports Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month

Posted by on January 18th, 2017 0 comments

January is National Winter Sports Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Awareness Month.  To learn more about TBI go to the MedlinePlus topic page, Traumatic Brain Injury  https://nnlm.gov/bhic/0tiq or the Kid’s Health topic page, Cold, Ice and Snow Safety https://nnlm.gov/bhic/kqpn  

Posted in: Children and Teens, General, Public Health

Jan

12

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Native STAND Educator Training Program

Posted by on January 12th, 2017 0 comments

Native Students Together Against Negative Decisions (STAND) is a culturally-relevant, inter-tribal curriculum for high school-aged (14-18 years old) teens that draws on cultural teachings and values from across Indian Country. The curriculum holistically addresses healthy decision-making and develops knowledge and skills for healthy relationships and self-esteem, preventing STDs and early pregnancy, and avoiding substance abuse…. Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Minority Health Concerns, Scholarships and Grants

Jan

12

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Youth-created PSA music video on perils of unprotected sex

Posted by on January 12th, 2017 0 comments

The North Omaha Area Health (NOAH) Clinic interns created a music video PSA, Moment of Passion, about the “perils of unprotected sex” and the importance of STD screenings. All production, music, and acting were done by the interns. The end of the video has some specifics about the clinic but the rest may appeal to… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Health Information Literacy, Public Health

Jan

10

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New Clinical Guidelines to Prevent Peanut Allergy

Posted by on January 10th, 2017 0 comments

An expert panel sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, issued clinical guidelines to aid health care providers in early introduction of peanut-containing foods to infants to prevent the development of peanut allergy. Development of the Addendum Guidelines was prompted by emerging data suggesting that… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Chronic Disease, General

Jan

05

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SHEC's Cultural Competency Webinar Series

Posted by on January 5th, 2017 0 comments

Mental Health in Ethnically Diverse, LGBTQIA and Youth Groups Webinar The Southeastern Health Equity Council (SHEC) released its Cultural Competency Resource Guide last fall 2015. The guide was comprised of resources, trainers, institutions, and publications about cultural and linguistic competency that can be shared with the 10 regional health equity councils (RHECs), stakeholders, and partners… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Mental Health, Minority Health Concerns, Webinars

Jan

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SHEC’s Cultural Competency Webinar Series

Posted by on January 5th, 2017 0 comments

Mental Health in Ethnically Diverse, LGBTQIA and Youth Groups Webinar The Southeastern Health Equity Council (SHEC) released its Cultural Competency Resource Guide last fall 2015. The guide was comprised of resources, trainers, institutions, and publications about cultural and linguistic competency that can be shared with the 10 regional health equity councils (RHECs), stakeholders, and partners… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Mental Health, Minority Health Concerns, Webinars

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