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Our current U.S. Surgeon General has helped to produce several useful reports and tools regarding health and information. These resources could provide crucial information for internal staff and administration as well as for the clients, patrons, and communities you serve. Surgeon General’s Framework for Workplace Mental Health and Well-Being This 30-page report offers a foundation… Read More »
Post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD can result from many different types of experiences, for example the trauma of surviving a war or global health pandemic. It may also be more insidious, embedding itself in a survivor or witness of childhood physical, sexual or emotional abuse. This type of PTSD may manifest itself in adulthood as… Read More »
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The Network of the National Library of Medicine Region 5 (NNLM Region 5) is pleased to announce new funding opportunities for Data Engagement Awards and Outreach & Engagement Awards. Applications submitted by 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time, June 28, 2022 will receive first consideration. At minimum, three Data Engagement Awards for up to $25,000 each will… Read More »
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In every community across the U.S. , people have been impacted by mental health. They have either worked or lived with or cared for someone who has or has experienced a mental health condition or are experiencing it themselves. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused additional challenges for those who need or are seeking help. Take… Read More »
“Libraries are increasingly playing an essential role in our communities as a hub for access to information, support, and opportunity. Because of this, Safe Space Radio has made libraries the cornerstone of an ongoing public health initiative. Developed in response to an escalating mental health crisis impacting individuals of all ages and in all sectors… Read More »