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President’s Message – July/Aug HMA Today

Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable... Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals. -Martin Luther King Jr. I’m in love with my job. As I sit at my desk this beautiful summer morning in the Midwest, I am smiling, and [...]

President’s Message – July/Aug HMA Today2018-07-09T09:08:47-04:00

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

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 Support2018-01-11T12:26:41-05:00

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

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 factors2017-11-29T08:17:57-05:00

‘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 ET2017-11-29T09:14:37-05:00

Temple University Collaborative: Mental Health and Wellness Through Civic Participation

This 20 page document outlines the steps to getting involved in government. A description of civic and political engagement is provided as well as a list of reasons to get involved. The document outlines how to identify your views, choose a political party, identify reputable news sources, choose a level of engagement and connect with [...]

Temple University Collaborative: Mental Health and Wellness Through Civic Participation2017-11-28T09:19:16-05:00

It’s Never Too Late to Talk About Diabetes Prevention and Management

November is National Diabetes Month! Older adults are disproportionately affected by diabetes, with 25.2% of Americans age 65+ experiencing the disease, compared to 9.4% of the general population. The CDC National Diabetes Education Program has created a Faith Leaders Toolkit with resources to help faith and other community-based leaders share information on Type 2 Diabetes [...]

It’s Never Too Late to Talk About Diabetes Prevention and Management2017-11-27T08:15:01-05:00

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program

Applications open January 2018 -  Clinical Scholars is a leadership development program looking for teams of clinicians—representing multiple disciplines—who want to build their leadership skills and receive support in tackling a persisting health challenge in their community. The best part: participants receive a fellowship of $35,000 per team member. To read more on how to [...]

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program2017-11-14T13:15:58-05:00
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