Halton Region – Preventing cold-related illness

There are many wonderful ways to enjoy life outdoors in Halton Region this winter but you’ll need to protect yourself during cold weather to keep having fun all season. Everyone is vulnerable to extreme cold weather but some groups are especially at risk including outdoor workers, older adults, young children, people who exercise outdoors and those with limited access to […]

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What is FASD (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder)? #AlcoholStories

– Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder is a brain-based disability and it is a brain injury. It is life-long and it impacts an individual throughout their lifespan. – Growing up, I knew there was something different about me. I couldn’t put my finger on it and that’s why when my dad told me it made a lot of sense Well, it […]

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Behavioral Health Shortages Plague New Mexico | The Line

>>NEW MEXICO HAS REAL PROBLEMS WITH ITS SUICIDE RATE WITH OVERDOSES. BIG, BIG, BIG ISSUES, CERTAINLY. A NEW STUDY BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SAYS THE STATE ALSO HAS ISSUES WITH ITS BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEM, PARTICULARLY WHEN IT COMES TO LOWER INCOME AND RURAL PATIENTS, PARTICULARLY. NOW, MOST PROVIDERS, THE REPORT SAYS, CAN’T MEET STATE STANDARDS OF BEING ABLE TO SCHEDULE […]

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Why Is It Taboo to Talk About Mental Health? | Soul Stories, Mental Health

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Behavioral Health and Primary Care Integration in Rural and Underserved Areas

Good afternoon, everyone. My name is Megan Miller. I am the senior director of health integration at ASTHO, and I would like to welcome you to today’s PCO webinar on Behavioral Health and Primary Care Integration in Rural and Underserved Areas. ASTHO, with support from HRSA, is providing this webinar to facilitate the sharing of best practices, address emerging issues, […]

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Reducing Stigma

Have you ever felt left out or judged by people because they thought you were different from them? Maybe you’ve been discriminated against? How did this affect you? Maybe you felt misunderstood…embarrassed, alone, or even afraid? That is what stigma might feel like. So what is stigma? Stigma is a set of negative beliefs, and prejudices, about a group of […]

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Addressing the Unique Challenges of Opioid Use Disorder in Women

>>Thank you for joining us today no matter when or how you’re tuning in. I’m Dr. John Iskander. It’s my pleasure to welcome you to CDC Public Health Grand Rounds for January 2017 on the unique challenges of opioid use disorder in women. This is a picture of one of my closest friends. Someone I hoped could be here herself. […]

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