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Book: Why Religion and Spirituality Matter for Public Health

  New book describes evidence-based and theoretically-grounded approaches to research and practice Doug Oman, Editor This volume reviews the exploding religion/spirituality (R/S) and health literature from a population health perspective. It emphasizes the distinctive Public Health concern for promoting health and preventing disease in societies, nations, and communities, as well as individuals. Part I offers […]

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HHS Partnership offers tools to address opioid crisis

By Heidi Christensen Drug addictions and abuse are among the most prevalent, complex and destructive illnesses in human society. They are found in every segment of our communities, regardless of race, religion and socioeconomic class as well as every walk of life: farmers and musicians, lawyers and construction workers, stay-at-home moms, military veterans, high school […]

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Finding our Bearings and Weaving Difference

  National Academies’ Roundtable on Population Health Improvement “Faith – Health Collaboration to Improve Population Health Workshop.” Shaw University, Raleigh, NC. March 22. REGISTER HERE   By Gary Gunderson How do we find our bearings when we are so far off the known map? I recently reflected on how bearings were the things we rest our weight on when […]

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Webinar: On the Transformation Journey

On the Transformation Journey: Triumphs, Challenges, and Emerging Lessons Wednesday January 24, 2017 1:00pm to 2:30pm EST / 10:00am to 11:30am PST REGISTER HERE Healthcare leaders and board members across the country are facing complex challenges and the pressure to drive measureable improvements to health.  Because of this, The Governance Institute, in partnership with Stakeholder Health and […]

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ChangeLab Solutions & CDC offer online Public Health Law Academy

Public Health Law Academy: Free, on-demand training Marice Ashe has announced that ChangeLab Solutions is partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to launch the Public Health Law Academy, a free online, on-demand training resource for public health professionals at local, state, and federal levels. “Resolving public health challenges almost always requires a […]

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Opioid Epidemic Toolkit for Faith & Community Leaders

From our friends at the Partnership Center: Hope In Action: An Overview of the Practical Toolkit for Faith and Community Leaders in the Face of the Opioid Epidemic   Oct. 18, 2017, 12 Noon to 1 p.m. EDT, Register Here   Did you know that more than 91 Americans die after overdosing on opioids every single day?  As […]

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Host local post-broadcast conversation about opioids in your community!     

  HHS Live Stream-National Recovery Month Event Recovery, Prevention, & Hope: National Experts on Opioids & Other Addictions Equip Faith & Community Leaders   September 27 Live Stream: 1- 2 p.m. EDT Host your own local conversation 2- 3 p.m. EDT Live from Washington D.C., the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will convene […]

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Study Shows Nutrition Program Could Save Hospitals up to $3,800 per Patient

      Four Chicago area hospitals showed early nutrition treatment treatment can save millions of dollars by decreasing length of hospital stay and readmissions.   Abbott Park, IL & Downers Grove, IL, PRNewswire Making sure people stay nourished in the hospital has shown to help patients recover, and real-world evidence confirms its cost benefits […]

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Webinar on Opioids for Faith & Community-based Leaders & Community Members

There is Hope: Treatment, Recovery, & Prevention Wednesday, August 16, 2017 Noon- 1 pm EST, Register for this webinar HERE! Join The HHS Partnership Center and experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration for this webinar series designed especially for faith and community leaders […]

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