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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

May

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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 »

Posted in: Blog

Dec

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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 »

Posted in: Funded Project

Apr

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Everett Haitian Community Center hosts Panel Discussion

Posted by on April 28th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

On a rainy Sunday afternoon, I pulled my roll luggage into a church basement on the Everett/Chelsea line in Massachusetts. I had MedlinePlus materials, printouts from HealthReach, laptop, iPhone and my National Library of Medicine table cover. I heard the congregation singing in the chapel upstairs. Our Lady of Grace celebrates Mass in Haitian Creole on… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health

Sep

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Learning about #SaferIsSexy

Posted by on September 22nd, 2017 0 comments Tags: , , ,

This week, I headed into Boston (MA) with my colleague Susan Halpin. We were scheduled to meet with Action for Boston Community Development. ABCD is an anti-poverty and community development organization founded in 1961, several years before the federal Economic Opportunity Act of 1964. ABCD serves over 100,000 clients, facilitating access to benefits that allow families… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health

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