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Oct

10

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NMLM Feature: Mental Health Day

Posted by on October 10th, 2019 0 comments

Pratt Chat blog by Lauren Read Mental Health Day October is Health Literacy Month, and this post serves to highlight mental health, which often is given shorter shrift. 10 October’s commemoration as World Mental Health Day has sparked further interest in exploring and sharing the topic. The 2019 theme of World Mental Health Day is… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education, Outreach, Public Libraries


Oct

09

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Increase Information Literacy: Host a Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

Posted by on October 9th, 2019 0 comments

Liz Waltman, Outreach, Education, and Communications Coordinator, NNLM SEA April Wright, All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator, NNLM SEA NNLM’s mission “to improve the public’s access to information to facilitate making informed decisions about their health” relies on building the skills of consumers and librarians in finding, reading, understanding, and using authoritative health information. Information… Read More »

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Oct

07

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Explore Health Literacy with the NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on October 7th, 2019 0 comments

Because it can be challenging to find a compatible health provider, choose health insurance coverage, or understand medical terms, organizations have been observing October as Health Literacy Month since 1999. It is a time to bring attention to the importance of making health information easy to understand and making the health care system easier to navigate. But you… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us


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