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Apr

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Focused Outreach in Quiet Corner, CT

Posted by on April 1st, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

  In each year of our five-year cooperative agreement with the National Library of Medicine, the New England region provides a special kind of outreach, called “Focused Outreach” to specified, medically-underserved areas in New England.  Bangor, Maine was identified as this year’s urban, focused outreach area and Quiet Corner, Connecticut was identified as the rural,… Read More »

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Feb

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Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Posted by on February 28th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

“Alexa, what is neurodiversity?” She answers me, “Neurodiversity is the range of differences in individual brain function and behavioral traits, regarded as part of normal variation in the human population (used especially in the context of autistic spectrum disorders).” When I read last week’s press release from Worcester Polytecnic Institute, “WPI Researchers Urge High-Tech Firms… Read More »

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Feb

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Help for Keeping Your Healthy Eating Resolutions

Posted by on February 4th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , , , ,

  With the first month of 2019 under our belts, how many of us are still motivated to continue with our New Year’s Resolutions we made just 4 weeks ago? According to an article by Inc. (https://www.inc.com/peter-economy/10-top-new-years-resolutions-for-success-happiness-in-2019.html), researchers say that more than 60 % of us make resolutions, but just 8% of us are successful… Read More »

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Jan

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School-based Alternative Peer Group (APG): An Innovative Solution to Reach Disadvantaged Students, Advance Behavioral Health Equity and Reduce Stigma in the Prevention and Recovery of Adolescent Addiction

Posted by on January 4th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

The following blog post was written by Stephanie Briody, co-founder of Behavior Health Innovators, Inc. in South Chatham, Massachusetts. Behaviorial Health Innovators is a recent recipient of NNLM NER grant funding. Stephanie shares the work of  her team, creating a program that provides in-school support and treatment for high school students with Substance Use Disorder…. Read More »

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Dec

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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 »

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