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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 »
Public health professionals mark your calendar for the second Wednesday of every other month from 2:00-2:45 PM ET (September, November, January, etc.). We hope you’ll join us to learn about topics such as data in community health assessment and finding emergency preparedness health information and more. Every webinar in this series will offer .75 CECH for Certified Health Education Specialists!… Read More »
Has being able to work from home or being quarantined given you time to take advantage of some additional educational opportunities? The NNLM has many webinars and Moodle classes scheduled in the coming months. If you are a librarian or nurse you may eligible earn CE credits from the Medical Library… Read More »
The first one was ten years ago. Scientists were trying to engage American students in community events so that they would learn what science has taught us about drug use and addiction. The National Institute on Drug Abuse or better known as NIDA was the sole organization involved with… Read More »
“Ultimately, we expect we will see community spread in this country.” Dr. Nancy Messonnier stated at a news conference about COVID-19 given on Tuesday 2/25/2020. Dr. Messonnier is the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases. For this month’s blog post I had hoped to… Read More »