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Mar

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#NDAFW

Posted by on March 30th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

            The first one was ten years ago. Scientists were trying to engage American students in community events so that they would learn what science has taught us about drug use and addiction. The National Institute on Drug Abuse or better known as NIDA was the sole organization involved with… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Communities of Interest, Patient Engagement, Public Health

Jan

31

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The NER Collaborates with Rockdale Recovery High School, Powerful Interviews with a Family, Sharing Their Story of Substance Use Disorder

Posted by on January 31st, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , , , ,

  What’s a Recovery High School? Recovery is hard. Even harder is maintaining sobriety as a teenager when you are expected to return to the same school and friends you had while you were addicted. Recovery High Schools can help. These schools can be a safe haven for teens.  Recovering students can resume their high… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, NLM Resources, Public Health, Trainings

Nov

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A Librarian Can Address Substance Use Disorder

Posted by on November 19th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , ,

This is conference session for my job at the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region. That means I get to attend lots of different conferences and meet and connect with a lot of different people. I was at NAHSL last week, and then I attended the symposium, Communities in Crisis: Libraries Respond to… Read More »

Posted in: Commentary, NLM Resources, Patient Engagement, Public Health

Jan

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Health Improvement SBIR Grants

Posted by on January 28th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Calling all innovators! If you have ideas for improving minority health and eliminating health disparities or a novel approach on how to possibly extend the reach of primary care for treating substance use disorders here is your chance! There are two NIH R43/R44 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grants that may be of interest and… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Jan

04

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School-based Alternative Peer Group (APG): An Innovative Solution to Reach Disadvantaged Students, Advance Behavioral Health Equity and Reduce Stigma in the Prevention and Recovery of Adolescent Addiction

Posted by on January 4th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , , ,

The following blog post was written by Stephanie Briody, co-founder of Behavior Health Innovators, Inc. in South Chatham, Massachusetts. Behaviorial Health Innovators is a recent recipient of NNLM NER grant funding. Stephanie shares the work of  her team, creating a program that provides in-school support and treatment for high school students with Substance Use Disorder…. Read More »

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