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May

15

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Let’s Talk Mental Health *Every* Month

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

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)

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

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

Apr

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NNLM Reading Club Selection Guide: Mental Health

Posted by on April 22nd, 2019 0 comments

Because mental health conditions, such as depression or anxiety, are real, common and treatable, the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)(link is external) recognizes the importance of scientific research to advance medical breakthroughs. To help raise awareness, May is recognized by the National Health Observances as Mental Health Month(link is external).  The NNLM Reading Club… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, General, Mental Health, Public Library

Apr

22

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From Data to Discoveries: Creating a Research Program for All of Us

Posted by on April 22nd, 2019 0 comments

It’s hard to believe, but this time last year the All of Us Research Program launched across the country. All of Us would like to invite you to the program’s one-year commemoration of national launch. The National Institutes of Health is hosting a symposium, “From Data to Discoveries: Creating a Research Program for All of… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, General

Apr

22

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Healthy Community Tools for Public Libraries

Posted by on April 22nd, 2019 0 comments

All Americans need access to current, reliable health information, especially as we navigate complex issues like health care, insurance and aging. Public libraries are a go-to resource throughout this journey. Healthy Community Tools for Public Libraries, a project of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) and the Public Library Association (PLA), brings together… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, General, Public Library

Apr

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PLA and NNLM Partner to Bring Health Questions to Project Outcome

Posted by on April 22nd, 2019 0 comments

Through this partnership, PLA will launch a new survey intended to measure the effectiveness of public libraries’ consumer health programming in Project Outcome, the association’s free toolkit designed to help public libraries understand and share the impact of essential library services and programs. The survey will be added to Project Outcome in April 2019. “With… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, General, Public Library

Apr

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My MedlinePlus Weekly Newsletter: Measles

Posted by on April 17th, 2019 0 comments

Measles Measles is an infectious disease that and can have serious consequences. It spreads easily from person to person. Recent outbreaks of measles have occurred mostly in people who are not vaccinated and in communities that have lower rates of vaccination. There is no treatment for measles, but the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine can prevent it…. Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, General, Public Health

Apr

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Exercise Tips for Travelers

Posted by on April 17th, 2019 0 comments

Summer is a time for vacations and travel. You can still stick to your exercise routine by following these tips from Go4Life from the National Institute on Aging. Checkout their workout videos too,

Posted in: General, Senior

Apr

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FDA Office of Women’s Health (OWH) April 2019

Posted by on April 17th, 2019 0 comments

The The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first treatment for postpartum depression. The FDA approved Zulresso (brexanolone) injection for intravenous (IV) use for postpartum depression (PPD) in adult women. This is the first drug approved by the FDA specifically for PPD. This approval marks the first time a drug has been specifically approved… Read More »

Posted in: General, Multilingual

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