Health Related Resources

Youth Tobacco Cessation Resource from the American Academy of Pediatrics

American Academy of Pediatrics

Jul 22, 2021

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is proud to share a new resource to help youth quit tobacco successfully.  This brief, practical guide is designed to support pediatric health clinicians in screening patients for tobacco use and providing behavioral and pharmacological support to help youth quit. The resource uses an easy, 3-step model, “Ask-Counsel-Treat (ACT),” to guide clinical interactions around cessation.

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Families USA Fact Sheet: Free Health Insurance Is Available For People Who Lost Coverage When They Lost Their Jobs Or Hours Of Work During COVID-19

Jun 03, 2021

This resource from Families USA explains options for getting free or low-cost health insurance through COBRA, or state continuation coverage, the marketplace, and Medicaid and CHIP.

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Medical Society Consortium on Climate & Health 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting May 21st-25th

Apr 16, 2021

NASW is a co-sponsor of the Medical Society Consortium on Climate & Health 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting May 21st-25th. The Medical Promise of Climate Solutions: Moving to Action for Health and Equity will feature workshops, policy panels, and visits with Congressional representatives (online). 

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Webinar from Circle of Life Awards and AHA’s Age-Friendly Health Systems Initiative

Apr 16, 2021

NASW is a co-sponsor of the Circle of Life Awards. The Circle of Life Awards and AHA’s Age-Friendly Health Systems Initiative are hosting a free webinar on April 27th showcasing the 2020 Circle of Life honorees and discussing the link between palliative and age-friendly care

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Recruitment for new ad participants for CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers® campaign has officially begun!

Apr 11, 2021

Similar to previous years, the CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers® campaign will feature real people who have had life-changing, smoking-related health problems and their loved ones who care for them. The CDC is conducting a national search to find people with compelling stories who are willing to participate in our campaign. They are looking for people who used to smoke and have a smoking-related health condition.

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Alliance to Advance Comprehensive Integrative Pain Management presents at 2020 NASW Virtual Conference

Jun 23, 2020

The 2020 NASW Virtual Conference featured a breakout session Best Practices at the Intersection of Pain Management, Opioid Use and Mental Health,” which highlighted efforts to reduce stigma and improve access to quality care for individuals living with pain. The presentation emphasized the importance of understanding the unique needs of people with chronic pain, mental health disorders, or opioid or substance use disorders.

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