Posts Tagged: Prevention

From a Truck Stop to a Home: How to Facilitate Community Connectedness

Government agencies partner with local residents to solve community problems, design new projects, coordinate beautification efforts, and keep lines of communication open. As a longtime city employee, I have worked on many community “outreach” or “engagement” projects over the years. One conversation I had with a resident had a profound impact on my work perspective…. Read more »

University Researchers Examine Shutdown’s Effects on Health, Security Programs

The U.S. government shutdown could interrupt some of the country’s services such as disease detection and prevention, healthcare, food safety, emergency response and compliance activities, according to a report by the University of Minnesota’s Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy. Lisa Schnirring and Robert Roos write public health and food safety agencies have warned… Read more »

Government Conferences: Now What? The first meeting to address the knee-jerk reactions toward cutting government events

What’s your take on what should be discussed? An online event on February 7, 2013 from 10:00am-12:00 EST NEWS: Adam Arthur, Virtual Platform Initiative Lead, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just added to the speaker roster. The conduct of vitally important government conferences has come under increasing fire in the past couple of… Read more »

The Tragic Toll from the Epidemic of Opiate Drug Use

BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE May 10, 2012 by Ron Manderscheid, Exec Dir, NACBHDD 0 Comments Share on facebookShare on linkedinShare on twitterShare on google | More Sharing ServicesShare | Print Accidental deaths from drug overdosing now exceed those from automobile crashes This week, I had the privilege to participate in the Ohio 2012 Opiate Summit: Miles Traveled… Read more »

New Report

Nearly all tobacco use begins in youth and young adulthood. The 2012 Surgeon General’s Report released today focuses on the problem of tobacco use among youth and young adults, its causes, and the effective strategies to prevent young people from ever starting. Learn more and share this CDC Feature article.

Is Your Agency Ready for Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) Compliance? Meet Your December 6th Deadline

On November 4, 2010, U.S. President Barack Obama signed a new Executive Order to establish a uniform policy for the government treatment of “Controlled Unclassified Information” (CUI). This framework standardizes practices around the sharing of Controlled Unclassified Information, with the goal of improving the sharing of information within the executive departments of the U.S. Federal… Read more »

Breast Cancer Care

It is my pleasure to announce the launch of my first iTunes collaboration app: Breast Cancer Care. This iPhone App Provides a FUN WAY to Learn About & ReduceDietary and Behavioral Risk Factors that May Contribute to Breast Cancer. Locate Cancer Care Clinics and Registered Dietitians in your area.Look at mortality and prevalence rates of… Read more »

Suicide Prevention:Are We Doing Enough?

Suicide Prevention:Are We Doing Enough? During ‘Viet Nam’ (year ’62 to ’74 when I retired) I had put in more than a dozen years working in the IG shop at McClellan AFB, near Sacramento. Now long deactivated, the installation had had its share of active military-tenants during its lifetime as well as an Air Force… Read more »