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SAMHSA Resources on Mass Violence and Disasters

Published Date: 
Thu, 2017-10-05

In wake of the tragedy in Las Vegas, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released resources on mass violence and disasters to aid people in the aftermath. Helpful resources include the following: 

Office of Minority Health Webinar: Niños Saludables: Addressing Childhood Obesity Among Latinos

Published Date: 
Thu, 2017-10-05

The Office of Minority Health (OMH) is hosting a webinar, Niños Saludables: Addressing Childhood Obesity among Latinos, in collaboration with the CDC/DNPAO, Salud America, Unidos US, and OMHRC. The webinar will highlight prevalence data on the increase in obesity in Latino children as well as explore the role factors such as behavior, culture, and environment play. It will feature a panel of partner federal agencies and stakeholders and will be on October 12th, from 2:00 – 3:00pm EDT.  

ASTHO 2017 Toolkit: Meeting with Your Congressional Delegation at Home

Published Date: 
Wed, 2017-09-27

Without the input of public health professionals, members of Congress would have limited knowledge about public health emergencies, chronic disease prevention, environmental health risks, and many other issues that impact your state. This toolkit provides ASTHO's members, alumni, and affilates with information to engage with congressional officials in their states. Access the toolkit.

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