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Dec

03

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Community Outreach to Hope and Recovery

Posted by on December 3rd, 2018 0 comments

  The following blog post was written by Romeo Marquis, a recent recipient of NNLM NER grant funding. Romeo shares the work he and his team are doing with an interfaith ministry providing hope and recovery support for addiction to the Worcester, MA community. The mission of Community Outreach to Hope and Recovery is to… Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project

Nov

12

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Living in Freedom Together (LIFT)

Posted by on November 12th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

  The following post is written by Nicole Bell, the founder and CEO of the non-profit organization LIFT (Living in Freedom Together).  Nicole Bell and Dr. Marianne Sarkis from Clark University were recently awarded a Community Engagement grant from the New England region. The name of their  project is “Trauma-Informed Training for Health Providers, Educators,… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Funded Project, NLM Resources, Public Health

Oct

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Being Mortal

Posted by on October 1st, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

“I think I’m very uncomfortable with imperfection and in being fallible and how you live with your own imperfection,” says Atul Gawande. A little ironic, as he shared these words as part of his talk for the 99th Ingersoll Lecture on Immortality and Convocation at Harvard Divinity School held on September 6, at Sander’s Theatre… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, NLM Resources, Patient Engagement, Public Health

Aug

31

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Words Matter

Posted by on August 31st, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Who do you think would receive the better medical care… an “abuser” or a person who suffers from “substance use disorder”? Nearly 21 million people in the US have a substance use disorder, however, just ten percent of that number actually get treatment. What keeps people from getting the help they need? The number one… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources, Patient Engagement, Public Health, Webinars

Aug

06

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Where do the French Go When Seeking Health and Medical Information?

Posted by on August 6th, 2018 1 comment

                                                  The inside of my elbow swelled up and it was burning and itching. Hardly, a medical emergency, but enough discomfort for me to seek out some treatment information.   I couldn’t… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, NLM Resources, Patient Engagement, Public Health

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