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Nov

03

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Upcoming Webinar on Harm Reduction: A Substance Use Disorder Overview

Posted by on November 3rd, 2022 0 comments

Harm reduction is a series of strategies that emphasizes engaging directly with people who use drugs to prevent overdose and infectious disease transmission, improve the physical, mental, and social wellbeing of those served, and offer low-threshold options for accessing substance use disorder treatment and other health care services. Join us on November 15th for a… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Education and Outreach, NLM, NNLM, Public Health

Oct

31

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Rural Health Resources, Webinars and Grant Opportunities

Posted by on October 31st, 2022 0 comments

This year, National Rural Health Day is on November 17th.  A number of organizations are planning activities and programs that will focus on this topic.  Here is a sample of upcoming programing on rural health: The Network of the National Library of Medicine’s Rural Health Resources class will be held on November 17, 2022 at… Read More »

Posted in: CHES Credit, Education and Outreach, NNLM Class, Public Health

Sep

27

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The Environmental Justice Index: Ranking Cumulative Health Impacts

Posted by on September 27th, 2022 0 comments

The American Public Health Association and Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s  Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) will be holding a webinar and demonstration of the Environmental Justice Index (EJI).  The EJI ranks census tract data on the cumulative impacts of environmental injustice on health.   Environmental Justice Index: Ranking Cumulative Health… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Blog, Education and Outreach, Public Health

Sep

07

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Update on Dental Care for People with HIV, Substance Use Disorders, and Trauma Informed Care

Posted by on September 7th, 2022 0 comments

The workshop,  “Update on Dental Care for People with HIV, Substance Use Disorders, and Trauma Informed Care” is co-sponsored by the American Public Health Association (APHA) Oral Health Section and HIVDENT.  It will be held at the Boston Convention Center*, Room 210A, 415 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210 on November 5, 2022 1:00 – 4:00 pm… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Blog, Dental care, HIV, HIV, Public Health

Aug

22

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September is Recovery Month

Posted by on August 22nd, 2022 0 comments

Recovery Month celebrates the gains made by those in recovery from substance use and mental health, just as we celebrate improvements made by individuals who are recovering from other health issues such as hypertension, diabetes, asthma, and heart disease. Recovery Month is organized by Faces & Voices of Recovery.  Visit their website for additional information… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, CHES Credit, NNLM, NNLM Class, Public Health

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