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Region 7 Update May 26th, 2024
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May

06

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Yoga, for Mental Health Awareness Month

Posted by on May 6th, 2024 0 comments Tags: , , , , , , ,

Yoga offers a powerful tool for enhancing mental health and supporting recovery from substance use disorders. Its holistic approach addresses the root causes of addiction while promoting self-awareness, stress reduction, and physical well-being. Before joining the NNLM Region 7, I completed my 500 hour yoga teacher training with Kripalu Institute of Yoga and Health in… Read More »

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Apr

29

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Year in Review: 2023-2024

Posted by on April 29th, 2024 0 comments Tags:

This is the time of year when NNLM Region 7 team reflects on the projects we have worked on, relationships that we have built, and successes of our partners across the Region. This year is no exception! The annual report is available and it is my pleasure to share some of the accomplishments that stand… Read More »

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Apr

22

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Conversation with Dr. Tanika Eaves and Dr. Jennifer Dealy on Perinatal Care and Health Information Access

Posted by on April 22nd, 2024 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Dr. Tanika Eaves and Dr. Jennifer Dealy have combined their passions around Maternal Health and Mental Health, Respectful Maternity Care, and Attachment in some of their recent research interviewing perinatal care providers about their work with families. The researchers noted disparities in maternal health outcomes and that these are experienced at a much higher rate… Read More »

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Apr

01

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Highlighting Black Maternal Health Week Offerings

Posted by on April 1st, 2024 0 comments

Black Maternal Health Week is observed nationally every year from April 11-17. All women in the United States die from giving birth at a higher rate than any other developed nation. Black women are more than three times as likely to die from pregnancy-related complications as white women, regardless of their income or education. These statistics underscore the significance… Read More »

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Apr

01

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Dr. Tanika Eaves is bringing awareness to Black Maternal Health at Fairfield University

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

Tanika Eaves, PhD, LCSW, IMH-E®, is a clinical social worker, Assistant Professor of Social Work Program at the Egan School for Nursing and Health Studies at Fairfield University in Fairfield, CT, and an endorsed Infant Mental Health Specialist.  Dr. Eaves has a long history of supporting babies and families over her career, locally and globally,… Read More »

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