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Aug

18

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Brother, You're on My Mind Toolkit

Posted by on August 18th, 2016 0 comments

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., and National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) have launched Brother, You’re on My Mind: Changing the National Dialogue Regarding Mental Health Among African American Men. This initiative has two major goals: Goal 1: To collaborate on efforts to educate Omega members, their families, and related communities on the… Read More »

Posted in: Mental Health, Minority Health Concerns

Aug

09

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2016 Federal Bullying Prevention Summit

Posted by on August 9th, 2016 0 comments

Register to attend virtually for the “Keeping Kids Safe: Promoting Tolerance and Inclusion Among Students to Prevent Bullying”. The upcoming 2016 Federal Bullying Prevention Summit will focus on the strategies schools, students, parents, and community members can use to ensure that all students, particularly those who may be discriminated on the basis of race, color,… Read More »

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

Jul

07

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National Health Observances for July

Posted by on July 7th, 2016 0 comments

According to Healthfinder and WELCOA, the Wellness Council of America, these are some of the health observances for July. Cord Blood Awareness Month International Group B Strep Awareness Month Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month Minority Mental Health Awareness Month National Cleft & Craniofacial Awareness & Prevention Month UV Safety Month July 28 is World Hepatitis Day For… Read More »

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

Jul

07

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Telehealth: Mapping the Evidence for Patient Outcomes from Systematic Reviews

Posted by on July 7th, 2016 0 comments

AHRQ released this report based on research conducted by the Pacific Northwest Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC). The information in this report is intended to help health care decision makers—patients and clinicians, health system leaders, and policymakers, among others—make well-informed decisions and thereby improve the quality of health care services. The study identified 1,494 citations about… Read More »

Posted in: Mental Health, Rural

Jun

15

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Traumatic events – Preparing, Responding, and Coping

Posted by on June 15th, 2016 0 comments Tags: ,

The Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) has a number of resources regarding preparing for, responding to, and coping with traumatic events. DIMRC Coping with Disasters, Violence and Traumatic Events, http://1.usa.gov/1Nwmm1n Disaster Lit®  searches Health care tools and information for surge response, http://1.usa.gov/262AwD5 Resources for the professional response workforce on shooting incidents, http://1.usa.gov/1Uzixwl Self-care and coping resources for… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Mental Health, National Library of Medicine News, Public Health, Websites

Jun

14

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NIH Launches Moms’ Mental Health Matters

Posted by on June 14th, 2016 0 comments

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has launched Moms’ Mental Health Matters, a new initiative to raise awareness among pregnant and postpartum mothers, their families, and health care providers about depression and anxiety during pregnancy and after the baby is born. The NIH has developed free materials in English and Spanish, including an action plan,… Read More »

Posted in: Mental Health

Jun

13

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June NIH News in Health

Posted by on June 13th, 2016 0 comments

This month’s issue of NIH News in Health includes: Can You Lengthen Your Life? Seeking Allergy Relief Complementary Approaches for Depression Featured Website: Prescription Drug Abuse NIH News in Health: https://newsinhealth.nih.gov/

Posted in: General, Mental Health

Jun

13

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Help for Emotional Distress following Mass Violence

Posted by on June 13th, 2016 0 comments

People dealing with emotional distress from the Orlando shooting or any other disaster are encouraged to use the Disaster Distress Helpline. From the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): “Call the Disaster Distress Helpline at 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 for support and counseling. The Disaster Distress Helpline is a national hotline… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Mental Health

Jun

02

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Disparities within Serious Mental Illness Report from AHRQ

Posted by on June 2nd, 2016 0 comments

The primary goal of this Technical Brief is to describe and review the effectiveness of interventions that address disparities among adult patients with serious mental illness (SMI). The report is based on research conducted by the RTI International–University of North Carolina Evidence-based Practice Center under contract to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)…. Read More »

Posted in: Low Income, Mental Health, Minority Health Concerns, Senior

May

25

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SAMHSA Data Archive

Posted by on May 25th, 2016 0 comments

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration has added new features to its Mental Health Data Archive, and more enhancements are planned for the future. Use the archive to find and analyze datasets: http://bit.ly/1XxNhCO

Posted in: Mental Health

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