• This webinar will highlight how clinicians and other healthcare providers who care for vulnerable children can play a role in addressing hunger in the summer months.

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  • A food system consists of the entire process from which food moves from farm to fork. This includes the production of food such as growing and harvesting, processing the food to increase its value, and packaging raw and processed food.

    This training is designed to provide knowledge and tools needed to improve community food security using community and school gardens. 
     

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  • This presentation will help attendees understand palliative care and learn about the Our Care, Our Choice Act.

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  • There are many factors related to the prevention and treatment of mental health and substance use disorders, and there is developing evidence that nutrition plays a role.  This series of modules is designed to introduce evidence connecting nutrition to the treatment and prevention of depression, anxiety, and substance use disorders.  The final module concludes with practical public health applications.

     

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  • Use of opioids such as heroin, morphine, and prescription pain relievers has expanded to levels of dependency in many individuals. Several factors contribute to the breadth and complexity of this urgent problem: severe chronic pain, greater use of prescriptions, aggressive marketing by pharmaceutical companies, among others. Updates about treatment, services, solutions, and resources exist here in Hawai‘i to reduce harm and improve quality of life for all.

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  • This presentation will help attendees orient to the current youth vaping epidemic in Hawai‘i.

     

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  • Check out this recorded webinar featuring a panel of three policy experts from Arizona, California, and Hawaii to compare the policy approaches and experiences of each state in addressing e-cigarette use among youth.

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  • A wave of opioid addiction is affecting communities both in Hawai‘i and on the US continent. Use of opioids such as heroin, morphine, and prescription pain relievers has swelled to levels of dependency in many individuals, and being cut off by well-meaning providers causes many to seek elsewhere. Several factors contribute to the breadth and complexity of this urgent problem: severe chronic pain, greater use of prescriptions, aggressive marketing by pharmaceutical companies, among others. Services, solutions, and care management exist here in Hawai‘i to reduce harm and improve quality of life for all.

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    Online (self-paced)
  • Recovery approaches for anyone includes a range of interventions, strategies, treatments, and individual behavior changes.  The strengths approach helps many recovering individuals focus on improving their emotional wellbeing and attitudes about how they live their lives.

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  • Are you involved in water safety for buildings? Take the free training from CDC and partners on creating a water management program to reduce risk for Legionnaires’ disease. The training aligns with industry standards on managing risk for Legionella bacteria (ASHRAE 188).

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  • A strong early learning system is a wise public investment, returning $3-$8 in long-term benefits for every dollar spent. High quality childcare and preschool programs enhance school readiness, reduce achievement gaps between privileged and disadvantaged children, and can even have lasting effects on learning, behavior, and health in adulthood. Reliable, affordable childcare is also a necessity for working parents.  Results of a recent statewide assessment of availability, cost, and quality identified bright spots as well as critical needs in our early learning landscape. Come and learn about hallmarks of quality programs, which of our communities are childcare deserts, and resources for families.

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  • Leadership development is active in Hawai‘i through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant called Culture of Health.  Hawai‘i Public Health Nurses at DOH Nursing Branch have been preparing nurses and along with an interprofessional team for leadership roles in management, policy, and practice to create healthier places to live, learn, work and plan.  Culture of Health project is guiding people to honor their own “sense of self” with self-health care and utilizing best practices of wellbeing through a sense of place and integrated culture of community health.

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  • Mental wellness is becoming increasingly tricky to maintain in our busy lives even as stigma decreases and access to care increases. 1 in 5 people in the U.S. have a diagnosable mental health condition yet many do not seek treatment. Early intervention is key to both prevention and successful recovery. Screening tools are widely available and can be used to identify potential needs in a variety of settings, including primary care. Mental Health America has made ten screening tools easily accessible to the public online: depression, anxiety, bipolar, PTSD, Youth, Parent (for child concern), alcohol or substance use, psychosis, eating disorder, and work health survey. Their Screening to Supports (S2S) Initiative offers users the ability to self-screen and connect with supports in their community. 

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  • This webinar features Dr. Tricia Haynes, an expert in the area of traumatic stress, with substantial experience training mental health providers in the areas of sleep and stress recovery. Currently, she has a well-established partnership with the Tucson Fire Department, where she provides services to fire service members and assists in the establishment of behavioral health policies and programs designed to foster firefighter mental health and stress resiliency.

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  • This training is designed to help people support learners as they put the information they have learned into practice.  We explain differences between teaching with video alone versus using active learning strategies with videos.  Sample activities are demonstrated with existing videos produced by the WRPHTC on “preparing healthy foods on a budget.”  The videos are available for download in English and Spanish as a Resource for this training.  Activities presented are customizable for use with any videos you may be interested in using as part of group education.  

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