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Proposes Historic Changes to Modernize Medicare and Restore the Doctor-Patient Relationship

Proposed changes to Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program would streamline clinical billing and expand access to high-quality care. On July 12, HMA received this information from CMS... Read below for the full information and how you can provide public feedback on the proposed rules - deadline is Sept. 10, 2018. Today, the [...]

Proposes Historic Changes to Modernize Medicare and Restore the Doctor-Patient Relationship2018-07-16T14:32:54-04:00

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!2017-12-22T08:28:59-05:00

President’s Message: Cultivating an Attitude of Gratitude

“Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for.” —Zig Ziglar Cultivating an Attitude of Gratitude Thanksgiving is quickly approaching.  And though I try to practice gratitude all year, I find November the month when [...]

President’s Message: Cultivating an Attitude of Gratitude2017-11-14T09:32:06-05:00

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 [...]

Wheat Ridge Starting Smart Webinar: Next Level Listening to Achieve Real Community Transformation2017-10-18T21:23:19-04:00

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 [...]

World Premier – Never Give Up: A Complex Trauma Video by Youth for Youth2017-10-18T09:44:19-04:00

Upcoming Webinars on Opioids from HHS Aug. 9 – 16, 2017

Don't miss these great Webinars coming up in the next few days! Understanding the Opioid Crisis: What’s at the Heart of the Matter? Wednesday, August 9, 2017 Noon- 1 pm EST, Register for this webinar here. National attention is focused on the opioid crisis, and communities are struggling to respond. In this webinar, national leaders [...]

Upcoming Webinars on Opioids from HHS Aug. 9 – 16, 20172017-08-07T13:38:22-04:00

CDC Report: Tobacco Use Among Middle and High School Students — US, 2011–2016

June 16, 2017, the CDC published this report.  It was provided to us by the HHS Office of External and Intergovernmental Affairs, Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's annual report on youth and tobacco found that 11.3 percent of high school students used e-cigarettes in 2016, compared with 16 [...]

CDC Report: Tobacco Use Among Middle and High School Students — US, 2011–20162017-06-21T12:27:11-04:00

SAMHSA Releases Behavioral Health Barometer Report

In a recent email from HHS we received this news information: Released June 12, 2017. SAMHSA’s Behavioral Health Barometer, United States, Volume 4 report provides a powerful overview of the nation’s behavioral health. The Barometer includes key behavioral health issues such as the prevalence of substance use, serious mental illness, serious thoughts of suicide, and related treatment. [...]

SAMHSA Releases Behavioral Health Barometer Report2017-06-21T12:02:25-04:00

Grant Funding Opportunities: Opioids/Anti-Trafficking/Community Economic Development

HMA received information on these grant funding opportunities that became available in June with deadlines approaching in July.  Check out additional information and links on each opportunity listed below: Rural Health Opioid Program/HRSA-17-022 This announcement solicits applications for the Rural Health Opioid Program (RHOP). The purpose of RHOP is to promote rural health care services outreach by [...]

Grant Funding Opportunities: Opioids/Anti-Trafficking/Community Economic Development2017-06-21T11:37:19-04:00

FEMA: Guide for Developing High Quality Emergency Operations Plans for Houses of Worship

If your faith community is interested in safety and emergency plans, check out this great resource from FEMA... Guide for Developing High Quality Emergency Operations Plans for Houses of Worship Visit our Tools Page for additional resources heplful for health ministry!

FEMA: Guide for Developing High Quality Emergency Operations Plans for Houses of Worship2017-06-15T11:43:28-04:00
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