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Impacts on Access to Care as Federal COVID Public Health Emergency Ends

As the federal public health emergency declared in response to the COVID-19 pandemic comes to an end, healthcare access may be impacted in several ways. One major concern is the potential loss of insurance coverage for those who gained it due to emergency measures, such as expanded Medicaid eligibility and

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Shared by United Resource Connection May 10, 2023

Crisis Text Line

Not all crises require suicide watch. In addition to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 9 8 8, a new service is available nationally that allows individuals in crisis to text a crisis counselor, about any topic. Individuals can Text HOME to 7 4 1 7 4 1 from anywhere in the United States, anytime,

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Shared by United Resource Connection March 10, 2023

FREE Training Video for Supporting Women with Substance Use Disorders and their Newborns

Data shows a significant national rise in Opioid Use Disorder and babies with Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome presenting at hospitals for labor and delivery. The tragic nature of this situation does not always produce compassion and best practices toward the mother or infant, even among well intentioned care providers. Two

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Shared by United Resource Connection March 1, 2023

The Significance of Women’s History Month

This month is Women’s History Month. Women’s History Month is designated as an educational endeavor to increase awareness not just of the contributions but also the unique experiences of women in our history. Women’s History Month is officially recognized in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia, corresponding with

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Shared by United Resource Connection March 1, 2023

Free Evidence Based Online Course on Fentanyl & Overdose Risks

A free, evidence-based online course, Fentanyl Facts and Overdose Risk, has been developed in partnership with the Addiction Policy Forum and the National Institute on Drug Abuse.  The course discusses facts about fentanyl in the U.S., the increasing risk of overdose, and resources for communities to address the increasing risks. 

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Shared by United Resource Connection February 24, 2023

Drug Prevention Education Videos by Ohio Hamilton County Coroner available online.

Ohio Hamilton County Coroner, Dr. Lakshmi Sammarco, and Cincinnati DEA Resident Agent, Joe Reder, presented a drug prevention education series with Cincinnati Country Day high school students. The presentation included the latest on fentanyl, meth, and date rape drugs. The presentations were recorded and are available for viewing on YouTube. 

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Shared by United Resource Connection February 15, 2023

Latina Heart Health Awareness Educational Videos

Only 1 in 3 Latinas is aware that heart disease is the #1 killer in all women.  Heart disease is the #1 cause of death in all women including new moms. It kills 1 in 3 women. More than 43% of Latinas have cardiovascular disease. On average Latinas will have

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Shared by United Resource Connection February 14, 2023

Amazon removes free grocery delivery for EBT & Medicaid Prime Members February 28th, 2023

Amazon is cutting free grocery delivery for Prime members on orders less than $150. Customers who get their groceries delivered from Amazon Fresh and pay less than $150 — will be charged between $3.95 and $9.95, depending on the order size. The changes will go into effect February 28th, 2023.

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Shared by United Resource Connection February 9, 2023

How to Change Sex Identification on Social Security Records

The social security administration has instructions on how to change the sex identification for your social security records. To change the sex identification on your Social Security record you do NOT need to provide medical or legal evidence of your sex designation. You will need to provide evidence to prove

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Shared by United Resource Connection February 7, 2023

Sesame Street Child Development Resources Available Online

Sesame Street (dot) org has a number of developmental resources on multiple topics ranging from asthma and autism, to daily routines, dealing with divorce, traumatic experiences, and parental addiction. These resources can be helpful inside or outside of clinical settings to support children dealing with difficult circumstances. One can search

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Shared by United Resource Connection February 3, 2023