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    community health educators

  1. Tobacco Use Prevention and Control Program in Indian Country

    According to a 2019 New Mexico Department of Health report, about 31,000 indigenous adults and 4,600 youth in New Mexico smoke cigarettes. The Tobacco Use Prevention and Control (TUPAC) Program provides services and activities to schools, organizations, and communities to reduce non-ceremonial use of tobacco. TUPAC activities include: Cessation services...
  2. Resources for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month 2021

    During Asian Pacific American (APA) Heritage Month, the HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) joins partners in celebrating the achievements and contributions of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. During the observance in May, OMH honors the rich culture of Asians and Pacific Islanders and raises awareness of...
  3. Developing a Culturally Tailored Intervention for Diverse Populations

    Social workers strive to use interventions and treatments that are evidence-based (EB). However, many EB interventions are not validated with people from diverse racial, ethnic, cultural, and linguistic populations. Regarding autism intervention research, of 408 studies on 27 EB practices only about 18% of the studies reported race, ethnicity, or...
  4. Resources for Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2019

    During Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, the HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) joins partners in celebrating the achievements and contributions of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. During the observance in May, OMH honors the rich culture of Asians and Pacific Islanders and raises...
  5. HIV Prevention Education through Community Health Educators in Salons

    NNEDLearn 2013 Participant: AIDS Care Objective: HIV/STD prevention education through Community Health Educators in Salons Description: Get It Done utilizes African American and Latino barbers and hair dressers as Community Health Educators to provide HIV/STD prevention messages and information about substance abuse and treatment. The program also provides convenient access to...