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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

May

04

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WFH? NNLM Offers a Variety of Excellent Educational Opportunities

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

        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 »

Posted in: NLM Resources, Public Health, Trainings

Mar

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#NDAFW

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

            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 »

Posted in: Blog, Communities of Interest, Patient Engagement, Public Health

Jan

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The NER Collaborates with Rockdale Recovery High School, Powerful Interviews with a Family, Sharing Their Story of Substance Use Disorder

Posted by on January 31st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , , , ,

  What’s a Recovery High School? Recovery is hard. Even harder is maintaining sobriety as a teenager when you are expected to return to the same school and friends you had while you were addicted. Recovery High Schools can help. These schools can be a safe haven for teens.  Recovering students can resume their high… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, NLM Resources, Public Health, Trainings

Nov

19

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A Librarian Can Address Substance Use Disorder

Posted by on November 19th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , ,

This is conference session for my job at the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region. That means I get to attend lots of different conferences and meet and connect with a lot of different people. I was at NAHSL last week, and then I attended the symposium, Communities in Crisis: Libraries Respond to… Read More »

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

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