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How Region 6 is Actively Engaged in Raising Awareness of Mental Health Resources

Posted by on May 2nd, 2023 0 comments Tags: ,

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to learn more about mental health and mental illness and to share information with others in our communities. Region 6 has become increasingly engaged over the last two years in developing and promoting mental health resources in response to our members’ needs. In keeping with the librarianship… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, Consumer Health, General, News from the Region, NLM Resources, Outreach, Public Health



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Health Discussion Resources – NNLM Reading Club & NNLM Book Discussion

Posted by on April 24th, 2023 0 comments Tags: ,

The NNLM offers two resources utilizing books for discussions on health topics. Each resource strives to incorporate diversity and inclusion in their resources. You are invited to use the community programming toolkits, participate in the professional development discussion group, or both! Learn more here. Library Community Programming – NNLM Reading Club Are you looking for… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, General, NNLM Book Discussion, NNLM Reading Club



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NNLM Discovery Podcast episode 7, “Period Poverty” a Region 6 Story

Posted by on April 19th, 2023 0 comments Tags:

Why do we expect to find toilet paper and paper towels in a public restroom, but feminine hygiene products are considered optional? On this episode of the NNLM Discovery Podcast, Region 6 Communications & Finance Coordinator Miles Dietz-Castel shares the story of Richland County Public Health director Dr. Julie Chaya’s initiative to combat period poverty… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Consumer Health, From the GMR, General, News from the Region, Partner Outreach Libraries, Public Health, Public Libraries, Success Stories



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Call For Requests for Seven New Traveling Exhibitions Open

Posted by on April 14th, 2023 0 comments Tags:

The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) opens the Call for Requests for NLM Traveling Exhibitions April 11! Please submit your requests online using this NLM Traveling Exhibition Request Form by 2 pm (ET), May 2, 2023. The online form enables you to: view all available exhibition titles and booking slots during November… Read More »

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



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Catch Up on Region 6 Speaker Spotlight Series Recordings

Posted by on March 15th, 2023 0 comments

NNLM Region 6 Speaker Spotlight Series is a webinar series from the NNLM Region 6, featuring expert guest speakers presenting on topics of interest to all our users, from librarians to public health practitioners, educators, clinicians, and others who work with health information. Topics will be scheduled according to audience interest, seasonal applicability, and speaker… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, General, Health Misinformation, NLM Resources, Outreach, Public Health, Public Libraries, Resource Sharing

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