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Heartland Rural Health Network – 2020 Quarter 3 Newsletter on rural health is here! Recently, Heartland Rural Health Network released its latest quarterly newsletter. Our latest edition includes ~ Recognition of : Sexual Health Awareness Month (September) National Health Center Week  National Breastfeeding Month (August) National Suicide Prevention Week Yoga Awareness Month Network Updates: iMAD […]

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The Art of Goal Setting   Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.  – Pablo Picasso   Do you ever feel like you’re coasting through life not knowing what you […]

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We Think Twice is a youth-driven social media campaign that empowers teens to build knowledge and skills to form health relationships, set goals for the future, and feel confident in their decision not to have sex, use drugs, drink, smoke, or engage in other risky behaviors.  The campaign, launched by the Family and Youth Services […]

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Go Figure, Juneteenth. A Celebration… Talking about what you don’t know, well that’s what this article is all about. Recently during a team meeting I was asked to share my thoughts on Juneteenth; I should add that I am the only Black American on my team so it does make sense that if someone was […]

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June is LGBTQ Pride Month. The HRHN iMAD Program prides itself on being inclusive to ALL youth.  We are proud to be allies to the LGBTQ community and the LGBTQ youth in our area.  We celebrate the ways we are all alike and the ways that make us different and unique every month but especially during […]

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June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. The Alzheimer’s Association reports that more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s.  In fact, it is America’s 6thleading cause of death.  Alzheimer’s took my grandmother, Doris, from us in 2019.  Here is a little about her journey. Like many aging Americans, my grandmother struggled with her memory […]

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Life has changed.  We are working from home and schooling our young people. Some may be out of work or worrying if they’ll have a job to go back to when the safer-at-home mandate is over. While we are trying to make sense of an impossible situation, it is easy to forget how important it […]

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month.  Mental Health is important for adults and youth.  As we go into this month, we will be focusing on the youth aspects of Mental Health and talking mainly about Self-Maintenance. A huge part of Self-Maintenance is taking care of one’s mental health.  We previously posted an article aimed at […]

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month.  We will be bringing a couple articles to you about Mental Health.  Today, we are starting with an article that appeared in HRHN’s Quarter 2 Newsletter and is geared towards helping parents deal with anxiety their children might be experiencing due to COVID-19. The National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) […]

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Heartland Rural Health Network – 2020 Quarter 2 Newsletter on rural health is here! Recently, Heartland Rural Health Network released its latest quarterly newsletter featuring sections on Child Abuse Prevention Month COVID-19 Myths and Facts Let’s Talk About Mental Health Teleworking – the New Norm at HRHN Alzheimer’s Awareness Month – Remembering Doris Self-Care amid […]

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