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Sep

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Consumer Health Minute: National Recovery Month

Posted by on September 6th, 2023 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

One of the exercises in some of our NNLM consumer health classes is looking at such resources as County Health Rankings and Roadmaps to get a better understanding of the health issues most prevalent in the library’s or organization’s community. Quite often mental health and/or substance use disorders are listed as common health issues. Then… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Observances, Mental Health, Substance Misuse

May

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Consumer Health Minute: Older Adults and Health

Posted by on May 4th, 2023 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

May includes many national health observances including Older Americans Month, National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, and Mental Health Awareness Month. Though Older Americans Month isn’t strictly a health observance, it does provide an opportunity to re-examine how we view aging and celebrate the lives and contributions of the older adults in our lives and… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Health Literacy, Health Observances, Mental Health

Aug

04

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Consumer Health Minute: Restart of NLM Traveling Exhibitions

Posted by on August 4th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , ,

We are excited to let you know that the National Library of Medicine (NLM) Traveling Exhibitions is back. First, the best way to stay updated is to join the exhibitions listserv. You may be hesitant to join yet another listserv, but your in-box won’t be filled up with emails from this particular listserv. This is… Read More »

Posted in: News from NLM

May

03

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NNLM Region 5 Announces NEW Funding Opportunities

Posted by on May 3rd, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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 »

Posted in: Accessibility, Citizen Science, Consumer Health, Data Science, Digital Health Literacy, Equity Diversity Inclusion, Funding, Health Disparities, Health Equity, Health Literacy, Health Misinformation, Mental Health, News from NNLM Region 5, Public Health, Public Libraries, Substance Misuse, Technology

Apr

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Coming Soon! NNLM Region 5: Year 2 Funding Opportunities

Posted by on April 25th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

We are excited to share that the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) Region 5 will soon announce NEW funding opportunities to support Region 5 member organization projects conducted between July 1, 2022 – April 30, 2023. NNLM Region 5 serves member organizations in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Washington and the U.S…. Read More »

Posted in: Citizen Science, Consumer Health, Data Science, Digital Health Literacy, Education, Equity Diversity Inclusion, Funding, Health Literacy, Health Misinformation, Health Observances, News from NNLM Region 5, Public Libraries, Technology, Training & Education

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