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Aug

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Monkeypox Resources

Posted by on August 5th, 2022 0 comments Tags:

Monkeypox Resources Want to find more information about monkeypox? MedlinePlus has information on monkeypox written for members of the public. Information on MedlinePlus can be freely distributed and shared. MedlinePlus has high quality health information, in both English and Spanish, that is easy to understand and free of advertising. StatPearls has information on monkeypox written for clinicians and… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, Consumer Health, Resource Sharing

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July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Posted by on July 19th, 2022 0 comments Tags:

National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month is observed each July to bring awareness to the unique struggles that racial and ethnic minority communities face regarding mental illness in the United States. The COVID-19 pandemic has made it harder for racial and ethnic minority groups to get access to mental health and substance-use treatment services. Use OMH’s… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, Consumer Health

Jun

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Welcome to Pride Month!

Posted by on June 1st, 2022 0 comments

Pride Month is celebrated each year in the month of June to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan. The Stonewall Uprising was a tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States. To learn more about Pride Month, read the Library of Congress article on this topic. People who are lesbian, gay,… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, General

Nov

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Celebrate National Rural Health Day – November 18, 2021

Posted by on November 12th, 2021 0 comments

  Rural Health Day is November 18, 2021! Evidence shows that there are marked health disparities between those living in rural areas versus their urban counterparts. Check out these events and resources: Resources Rural Health Information Hub Includes funding opportunities, state guides, rural health data visualizations, rural project examples, an online library, evidence-based toolkits, and… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, Consumer Health, General, NLM Resources, Public Health

Sep

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September is Health Aging Month

Posted by on September 9th, 2021 0 comments

Each September we recognize Healthy Aging Month as a time to focus national attention on the health and well-being of older adults. Use our easy-to-understand MyHealthfinder resource to encourage adults to protect their health as they grow older. If you’re interested in national efforts to improve health for older adults, check out the Healthy People 2030 Older Adults… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, Consumer Health, NLM Resources, Public Health

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