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Feb

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Join us for the first offering of Exploring Complementary and Integrative Health: Information, Resources, and Evaluation (CIH)

Posted by on February 1st, 2024 0 comments Tags: ,

In a rapidly evolving healthcare landscape, integrating Complementary and Integrative Health (CIH) practices alongside traditional medicine is gaining momentum. As healthcare consumers explore alternative treatments and approaches, we must equip ourselves with the right knowledge and resources to help them make informed decisions. Bobbi Newman of Region 6 teamed up with Margie Sheppard of Region… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health

Nov

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Join us for the NNLM Book Discussion! Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life by Eric Klinenberg

Posted by on November 13th, 2023 0 comments Tags: , ,

Join us for the NNLM Book Discussion! From November 1, 2023, to January 31, 2024, we will delve into Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life by Eric Klinenberg. This book explores the environmental determinants of health, one of the NNLM initiatives. You can grab… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, NNLM Book Discussion, Public Health, Public Libraries

May

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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

Apr

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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

Apr

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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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