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Dimensions of Poverty in the North Central Region of the U.S.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST

Without question, poverty is a complex problem that is rooted in a number of factors. The website is designed to examine the mix of forces identified by social scientists as possible contributors to poverty. We draw on a number of poverty studies -- conducted by...

Adverse Childhood Experiences: A Driver of the Opioid Epidemic

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

The webinar will cover the role of Adverse Childhood Experiences (AECs) as a driver of the opioid epidemic. Dr. Brumage will review the landmark study as well as local data showing a strong association and reviewing the science of ACEs and how it affects our bodies over a...

MORE THAN OPIOIDS: THE SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF DRUG OVERDOSE AND RELATED DESPAIR IN RURAL AND SMALL CITY AMERICA

Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

The Rural Health and Safety Education webinar series “Combating Opioids” is hosted by Purdue University Extension and the NCRCRD as part of a USDA/NIFA grant.* This webinar will summarize recent trends in opioid mortality rates and related deaths of despair (e.g., other...

Supporting Local Food Councils: A New Professional Development Course

Monday, January 15, 2018 at 12:00 pm EST

Extension professionals and other community development specialists are often asked to engage in local food systems work. Fulfilling this request can be a challenge, especially for staff who are unfamiliar with local food systems programming and/or do not regularly...