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NIDA Drugs and Health Blogs for Teens: Blogs, Videos and other resources

Keep up to date on these timely resources for teens and families that include blog posts, videos and more. The latest NIDA (National Institute of Drug Abuse) blog is “Shatter the Myths About Drugs” to address the indirect way that young people get misinformation about drugs. Join the Drugs & Health NIDA Blogs for Teens. [...]

NIDA Drugs and Health Blogs for Teens: Blogs, Videos and other resources2018-03-22T09:05:01-04:00

Grants Available: Don’t miss these opportunities for funding!

Check out the individual links for each of these grants to find out more information! Aging Retirement Research Foundation Accepting Applications for Projects to Improve Lives of Aging Americans POSTED: February 20, 2018 DEADLINE: May 1, 2018 Grants will be awarded to local and national projects designed to improve the quality of life for older [...]

Grants Available: Don’t miss these opportunities for funding!2018-03-16T14:57:31-04:00

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

HHS Community Health Observances, News and Updates Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancer. Colorectal cancer affects people in all racial and ethnic groups and is most often found in people age 50 and older. The good news? If everyone age [...]

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month2018-03-16T14:45:44-04:00

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program

Are you a mid-career healthcare provider working to advance health?  Imagine: having learning resources at your fingertips having an EXECUTIVE COACH for 3 years! having $35K to support your learning (from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation) applying that learning to solving a real-world problem in your own community benefitting from a “deep dive”  in the [...]

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program2018-02-13T10:42:33-04:00

Nursing Grants now open for Applications!

Don't miss these great opportunities for nursing grants! Sigma Theta Tau Invites Applications From RNs for the 2018 STTI/Doris Bloch Research Award POSTED: January 9, 2018 DEADLINE: July 1, 2018   Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to encourage nurses to contribute to the advancement of nursing through research....   Sigma Theta Tau [...]

Nursing Grants now open for Applications!2018-01-29T12:26:56-04:00

Webinar – Opening Your Doors: Congregational Readiness and Recovery Support

Webinar - Opening Your Doors: Congregational Readiness and Recovery Support Wed., Jan. 17, 2018 | 12PM-1PM EST   Is your community ready to support those seeking or who are in recovery for substance-use disorders? Could you offer a self-help support group or a prevention program for young adults? Do you have the support and commitment [...]

Webinar – Opening Your Doors: Congregational Readiness and Recovery Support2018-01-11T12:26:41-04:00

Grant Opportunities – Don’t miss them!

Community-Based Coalition Enhancement Grants to Address Local Drug Crisis/SAMHSA The goal of this program is to prevent and reduce the abuse of opioids or methamphetamines and the abuse of prescription medications among youth ages 12-18 in communities throughout the United States. Application Due Date: Monday, Jan. 29, 2018   Offender Reentry Program/SAMHSA The purpose of [...]

Grant Opportunities – Don’t miss them!2017-12-22T08:28:59-04:00

Preventing Parking Lot Tragedies Involving Older Drivers

Keeping Us Safe has a great article on preventing parking lot accidents with older drivers. "Parking lot crashes involving older drivers can be caused by any number of contributing factor(s), including but not limited to driver inattention, distractions from either inside or outside of the vehicle, declining muscle mass, medication issues, pedal misapplication and mental [...]

Preventing Parking Lot Tragedies Involving Older Drivers2017-12-08T12:10:04-04:00

New Study – ACA – Four in ten cancer cases & deaths linked to modifiable risk factors

New Study Calculates Contribution of Smoking, Poor Diet, Obesity, and Other Modifiable Risk Factors to Cancer in the United States: Four in ten cancer cases & deaths linked to modifiable risk factors! "November 21, 2017–  A new American Cancer Society study calculates the contribution of several modifiable risk factors to cancer occurrence, expanding and clarifying [...]

New Study – ACA – Four in ten cancer cases & deaths linked to modifiable risk factors2017-11-29T08:17:57-04:00

‘Do I Need This Pill?’ – Webinar Dec. 7, 12 – 1 pm ET

Understanding pain and prescription drugs! Webinar. Thurs., Dec. 7, Noon to 1:00 p.m. EST Whether acute or chronic, poor pain treatment is a contributing factor to today’s opioid crisis. Please join the HHS Partnership Center when they host David Thomas of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to present a webinar designed especially for [...]

‘Do I Need This Pill?’ – Webinar Dec. 7, 12 – 1 pm ET2017-11-29T09:14:37-04:00