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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: New Leaders Use Telehealth—and Teamwork

Check out this recent information sent to us by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: For too long, the health of our nation has rested solely on the shoulders of those working in the health care system. By recruiting people from an array of disciplines and fields—from food systems to transportation and more—to our leadership development [...]

2017 Public Health Ethics Forum: Optimal Health for Her Whole Life – Continuing Education Now Available!

The 2017 Public Health Ethics Forum, “Optimal Health for Her Whole Life,” focused on a range of health issues and actions to improve the health of women and girls in the United States. The National Center for Bioethics in Research and Health Care at Tuskegee University and the Office of Minority Health and Health Equity [...]

HHS: Opioid Epidemic Resources for Faith and other Community-based Organizations

HHS Live Stream Recording - Opioids: Recovery, Prevention & Hope, National Experts Equip Faith and Community Leaders. The HHS Partnership Center convened national experts to talk about the opioid epidemic and other addictions to raise awareness, encourage compassion, reinforce the role of community and families in long-term recovery and prevention, and make a call to [...]

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 [...]