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Feb 21

Mental Health Promotion: An Opportunity for Opioid Overdose Prevention

3:00 pm EST

The associations between mental health disorders and substance abuse are well-documented. In a study recently published in Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, Dr. Schwab-Reese and colleagues found a significant association between depression and opioid overdose deaths in the United States. In this presentation, she will provide an overview of this work and the implications for opioid overdose prevention efforts.

Presented by Laura Schwab-Reese, Purdue University

To facilitate questions/comments, participants will use the chat functioni n Adobe Connect.

Feb 25

Climate Change and Human Health

2:00 pm EST

Whether it is heat stress, air pollution, or the risk of vectorborne diseases, changes in climate and an increased frequency of extreme weather events impact public health. Tune in to our February webinar and hear from Elena Grossman with the UIC School of Public Health and Colleen Moran of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services as they discuss the connection between human health and climate change, overview the CDC’s Building Resilience Against Climate Effects (or BRACE) Framework, and explore various tools and resources helping local communities prepare for extreme weather events.


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Feb 27

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Designing cover crops to work for your farm

12:00 pm EST

2/27/19: Designing cover crops to work for your farm

Cover crops can provide a host of benefits, including controlling weeds, reducing erosion, adding nutrients and soil organic matter to soil, providing habitat for pollinators, alleviating soil compaction, and various other functions. However, not all cover crops are equal. This workshop will provide information about what cover crop species and management techniques are optimal for the various desired functions, and how to utilize cover crops that make sense for your farm.

Registration: https://2019wednesdaywebinars.eventbrite.com

For upcoming and archived webinars please visit: https://extension.umd.edu/womeninag/webinars



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