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May

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Children of Incarcerated Parents

Posted by on May 4th, 2018 0 comments

There are over 2.7 million children in the United States who have a parent who is incarcerated. Children who have a parent in prison are impacted in many ways, including mental and physical health. They may face financial hardship, trauma, or social stigma. Disruption of family live may lead to additional problems and negative outcomes… Read More »

Posted in: K-12

Jan

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National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week, January 22-28, 2018

Posted by on January 23rd, 2018 0 comments

The National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens website (NIDA for Teens) provides information about drug use and the brain. Get the latest on how drugs affect the brain and body. Featuring videos, games, blog posts and more. Take a poll, read a blog post, and get ideas for activities to use with teens. There’s… Read More »

Posted in: Health Observances, K-12, Public Health, Training & Education

Nov

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Healthy Native Youth

Posted by on November 20th, 2017 0 comments

HealthyNativeYouth.org, produced in collaboration by the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, the Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc., and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, provides resources for culturally-appropriate sexual health programs to AI/AN youth.  Stakeholders from adolescent health and Indian Country were consulted to build connections, offer input… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, K-12, Training & Education

Oct

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Making Sense of the Numbers—Health Numeracy and You (and Me)

Posted by on October 2nd, 2017 0 comments Tags: , ,

This post is the first in our “Health Literacy Month” series happening this month, October 2017 As health care becomes more sophisticated and complex, it’s more and more likely that we will face situations where we have to use numerical skills to figure out our own treatment choices.  Our capacity to deal with the numerical… Read More »

Posted in: K-12, Training & Education

Sep

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“Words Have Power. Read a Banned Book.”

Posted by on September 20th, 2017 0 comments

What does the banning or challenging of books tell us about our society? Banned or challenged books are often books that reflect the diversity of our world. In 2015, of the 10 most challenged books, 9 of them “…contained diverse content.”  Many of these books are authored by and/or contain people of color, people who… Read More »

Posted in: K-12, Public Libraries

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