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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

Sep

08

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Project Showcase: Educating Healthcare Professionals and the Sighted Community on the Health Disparities

Posted by on September 8th, 2020 0 comments

Caregivers and researchers from the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at UMass Memorial Health Care and the University of Massachusetts Medical School are dedicated to preserving and improving the vision of our community members. They’ve had years of training, they’re experts in their field, and they know a great deal about the structure and… Read More »

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Jul

01

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Food Literacy at the Worcester Public Library Through Nutrition Education & Healthy Cooking Classes

Posted by on July 1st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , , , ,

The following blog post was written by Dot Sachs, Public Services Librarian at the Worcester, Massachusetts Public Library. The Worcester Public Library is one of the NER’s Year 5 funded grant awardees.  The Worcester Public Library was awarded an Outreach grant in April 2020 from the NNLM/NER to provide patrons with tools to learn how… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Funded Project

May

08

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Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor: Accessible Recreation and Physical Activity

Posted by on May 8th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

In 2019-2020, NER provided funding to Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor to increase knowledge about importance of physical activity for individuals with disabilities; increase access to recreational opportunities for individuals with disabilities, moving toward universal access to recreation; and build relationships between disability communities and recreation communities. This blog post is an excerpt from… Read More »

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