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Sep

06

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Suicide Prevention Awareness Day, Week, and Month

Posted by on September 6th, 2018 0 comments

National Suicide Prevention Week will take place September 9th-15th. September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day and September is National Suicide Month. One way you can raise awareness around the risks of suicide is by joining others around the world as they cycle around the globe to raise awareness that suicide can be prevented. According… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, Electronic Resources, General (all entries), Mental Health

Jun

06

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Men’s Health Month

Posted by on June 6th, 2018 0 comments

June is Men’s Health Month. Coming up is also Men’s Health Week, which takes place the week leading up to Father’s Day. This year’s dates are June 11-17, 2018. According to menshealthmonth.org, “the purpose of Men’s Health Week is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, Community Engagement, Consumer Health, Electronic Resources, General (all entries), Health History, Resources

Apr

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International Day of Human Space Flight, Astronauts, and Space Parties

Posted by on April 12th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

During the race to the stars, Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space on April 12th, 1961. The UN recognizes today as the International Day of Human Space Flight to commemorate “the space era for mankind, reaffirming the important contribution of space science and technology in… increasing the well-being of States and peoples, as… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Texas

Apr

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Rising to the Call of Providing Health Information

Posted by on April 4th, 2018 0 comments

As the Consumer Health Coordinator for the NNLM South Central Region, I have the opportunity to support community partners and help serve a variety of populations. Everyone needs access to health information! A Philadelphia Pew study found that more than a third of people coming to the library are seeking health information (Library Journal). Upon… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Community Engagement, Library Workforce

Feb

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A Trip to the Space Exploration Educators Conference – Part 2

Posted by on February 22nd, 2018 0 comments

Our Consumer Health Coordinator, Debbie Montenegro, recently had the privilege of attending the Space Exploration Educators Conference (SEEC). It is held annually at NASA’s Space Center Houston. In her role with the SCR, Debbie works with K-12 educators, particularly in the sciences, through outreach, classes, membership network, grants, and partnership opportunities. Here is a recap… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, General (all entries), Outreach, Training

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