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Aug

05

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Libraries as Partners in Health: Nashville Public Library

Posted by on August 5th, 2019 0 comments

Join us for the upcoming SEAside webinar Libraries as Partners in Health: Nashville Public Library. Date: Tuesday August 27, 2019 Time: 1:00PM-2:00PM  ET Description: Started in 2016, Be Well at NPL is a health and wellness initiative of Nashville Public Library that seeks to increase access to free wellness programming and health resources. Upon receiving… Read More »

Posted in: Continuing Education, Public Libraries

Apr

10

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PLA, NNLM expand strategic partnership through consumer health programming survey

Posted by on April 10th, 2019 0 comments

The Public Library Association (PLA) has added another collaborative project to its ongoing partnership with the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM), a program of the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Through this partnership, PLA will launch a new survey intended to measure the effectiveness of public libraries’ consumer health programming in Project Outcome, the association’s free… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Public Libraries

Apr

04

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Libraries: Foundations of Strong, Healthy Communities

Posted by on April 4th, 2019 0 comments

Connection, education, participation, and empowerment—these are defining characteristics of strong and healthy communities. A recent partnership between the National Network Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) and the All of Us Research Program seeks to build and strengthen these characteristics in communities across the U.S. The mission of the NNLM is to “to advance the progress of medicine and improve public health by… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Public Libraries

Apr

04

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May is Mental Health Month. Get the conversation started with help from the NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on April 4th, 2019 0 comments

Because mental health conditions are real, common and treatable, May is recognized as Mental Health Month – as noted on the National Health Observances calendar. To help raise awareness and to find a variety of trustworthy resources and program ideas to help educate and reduce the stigma often associated with mental health disorders, choose one of… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Education, Outreach, Public Libraries

Mar

13

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Public Library Association and NNLM Join in Supporting the All of Us Research Program

Posted by on March 13th, 2019 0 comments

The Public Library Association (PLA) has expanded its partnership with the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM), a program of the National Library of Medicine (NLM). In 2017, the two organizations launched Promoting Healthy Communities, a nine-month project to assess health information needs among public librarians and share free health literacy resources. The goal of Promoting… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Public Libraries

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