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Dec

29

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MCSTAP: Guidance for Clinicians Treating Substance Use Disorder, Pain or Both

Posted by on December 29th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

  One of the NER’s Year 5 funded grant recipients is the Massachusetts Consultation Service for Addiction and Pain or MCSTAP (https://mcstap.com/) for short. MCSTAP’s goal is to help primary care providers increase their capacity for and comfort in using evidence-based practices to screen, diagnose, treat and manage the care of patients with chronic pain,… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Funded Project, Public Health

Dec

04

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Providing Food and Nutrition Education with a Charlie Cart

Posted by on December 4th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

The following post was written by Margaret Woodruff, Director of the Charlotte, Vermont Public Library and Cheryl Sloan, the Youth Services Librarian and Assistant Director. The Charlotte Public Library received NNLM NER grant funding to purchase a Charlie Cart, a portable kitchen that enabled them to implement a food literacy project for their community.  Greetings… Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project

Oct

30

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2020 National Summit on School Safety

Posted by on October 30th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

        Rising to the occasion is nothing new for school administrators and teachers. What is new — is that many of us are finally recognizing just how important and dedicated those who teach our children are and always have been. In the extraordinary times of COVID19 our K-12 school administrators, educators and… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, NLM Resources, Public Health

Oct

02

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Give a Man a Fish…

Posted by on October 2nd, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

      Falling leaves, apples and pumpkins are images that come to my mind as I turn my calendar page to the new month of October. Attending agricultural and harvest fairs are some of my favorite weekend activities as I settle into the “Back to School” routine. Even though I am not a teacher… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Public Health

Sep

04

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International Overdose Awareness Day and National Recovery Month

Posted by on September 4th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , , ,

      Structure and community connection are two key elements that most individuals challenged with substance use disorder rely on to maintain their recovery. COVID-19 and the physical distancing and quarantine measures required to prevent the virus from spreading, has contributed to a spike in the number of overdoses from opioids during the last… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, NLM Resources, Public Health

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