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Member Spotlight: Agnes Skowron from the CT Clearinghouse Library

Posted by on May 28th, 2024 0 comments Tags: , , ,

In this blog post, we will hear from Agnes Skowron, Librarian for the CT Clearinghouse, which provides information and resources related to health promotion, substance use prevention, recovery, harm reduction, mental health and more. Funded by the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, the key resources shared in this article are for those… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Member Spotlight, Weekly Newsletter



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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 »

Posted in: Blog, Newsletters, NLM Resources, Public Health, Weekly Newsletter



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Member Spotlight: Anne Romano

Posted by on July 7th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , , ,

If you had 25 hours in a day, what would you do with the extra hour? I am passionate about promoting mental health, and I would enjoy an extra hour to do Read-Alongs with children in schools and public libraries using the book Gizmo’s Pawesome Guide to Mental Health. I would also want the cute… Read More »

Posted in: Communities of Interest



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Mental Health Awareness Month

Posted by on May 2nd, 2022 0 comments Tags: ,

Every May since 1949 has been commemorated as Mental Health Awareness Month. During this month we “raise awareness about the importance of mental health and its impact on the well-being of all Americans.” Mental health and mental illness affects a wide swathe of the country, in 2020 nearly 53 million, or one in five, US… Read More »

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Focused Outreach to Bangor (ME) Public Library

Posted by on December 8th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

Last June, I took a drive up to Bangor, Maine to set the groundwork for this year’s Focused Outreach work. NNLM NER is putting the spotlight on the work of Bangor-area librarians for 2018-2019. We interviewed nine librarians at various Maine locations, including two hospital libraries, two urban libraries, two rural libraries, a community college library… Read More »

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