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Wheat Ridge Starting Smart Webinar: Next Level Listening to Achieve Real Community Transformation

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. CST You probably think you’re a pretty good listener, don’t you? Most of us do. Not in the psychiatric sort of way, but in regular contact with neighbors and peers. Unfortunately, most, if not all of us, suffer from unhealthy listening practices. Under the compassionate guise [...]

World Premier – Never Give Up: A Complex Trauma Video by Youth for Youth

Youth task force members offer hope about the journey to resilience in a video by Youth for Youth. Members of the NCTSN Youth Task Force are passionate about reaching out to their peers. Having come through harrowing experiences in their own lives, they have a message for youth who are experiencing complex trauma: “There is [...]

US HHS states 3 out of every 10 U.S. adults report being inactive!

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services stated that despite the substantial health benefits of physical activity, about 3 out of every 10 U.S. adults report being inactive during their leisure time, and only half of U.S. adults report levels of aerobic physical activity consistent with national guidelines. There are evidence-based strategies to promote physical [...]

HHS: Unique Website to Promote Community Oral Health Programs for Older Adults

First-of-its-kind searchable database of low-cost programs and comprehensive “how to” guide for communities The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Administration for Community Living (ACL), and Office on Women’s Health (OWH) have launched their first website focused on helping communities to promote the oral health of older adults. Users will be able to [...]

Save-the-Date: Join Us for a National Day of Prayer, Sept. 8 – 10, 2017

Save-the-Date: Join Us for a National Day of Prayer, Sept. 8 - 10, 2017, September 10, is World Suicide Prevention Day. This weekend, the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention invites faith communities across the nation to pray for those whose lives have been touched by suicide. Pray that we can all grow in faith [...]

Webinar Series – The Opioid Crisis: How Gender Can Impact Solutions

Region IX Women’s Health Webinar Series: The Opioid Crisis: How Gender Can Impact Solutions Date: Thursday, August 3, 2017 Time: 2:00pm to 2:30pm Pacific Standard Time WeBytes: 30 Minute Webinars for the Busy Public Health Professional The goal of WeBytes is to educate, stimulate and motivate in 30 minutes. According to the Office on Women’s [...]

Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation Grand Challenge: 5 for 10 Fruit & Veggie Challenge

The American Nurses Association (ANA) declared this year, 2017, the Year of the Healthy Nurse and defines a healthy nurse as "someone who actively focuses on creating and maintaining a balance and synergy of physical, intellectual, emotional, social, spiritual, personal and professional well being." If you read our July/Aug. HMA Today, you would know how [...]

President’ s Message: Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

“Congratulations! Today is your day. You’re off to Great Places! You’re off and away! And then things start to happen, Don’t worry. Don’t stew. Just go right along. You’ll start happening too. OH! THE PLACES YOU’LL GO!” I received a copy of this wonderfully wise book by Dr. Seuss from a friend upon completion of [...]