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DHHS columns are about sharing information with Nebraskans to help them live better lives.   Columns are written by DHHS employees and are sent to media across the state.   Like what you see?  Feel free to use the columns in your organization’s newsletter or on your Web site.  All we ask is that you credit the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. 

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Date Title / Author
5/16/11 Let’s Fight Stigma
By Scot Adams, Ph.D., Director, Division of Behavioral Health
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
4/25/11 Beware of Con Artists
By Vivianne Chaumont, Director, Division of Medicaid and Long-Term Care
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
4/11/11 Strong Families Help Prevent Child Abuse
Todd Reckling, Director, Division of Children and Family Services
Department of Health and Human Services
4/4/11 Families Matter Helps Keep Children with Families
By Todd Reckling, Director, Division of Children and Family Services
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
3/11/11 Families Matter to All of Us
By Todd Reckling, Director, Division of Children and Family Services
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
3/7/11 A Positive Impact on Youth
Terri Nutzman, Administrator, Office of Juvenile Services
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
2/18/11 Do you "ACCESSNebraska"?
By Todd Reckling, Director, Division of Children and Family Services
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
2/7/11 What to do About the Winter Blues
By Dr. Joann Schaefer, Nebraska’s Chief Medical Officer and Director of Public Health
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
10/18/10 Senior Medicare Patrol Volunteers Help Prevent Scams
By Vivianne Chaumont, Director, Division of Medicaid and Long-Term Care
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
9/27/10 The Flu Ends With U
By Dr. Joann Schaefer, Nebraska’s Chief Medical Officer and Director of Public Health
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
9/17/10 Let’s Celebrate the Positive Difference Foster Parents Make
By Todd Reckling, Director, Division of Children and Family Services
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
8/13/10 Our Youth Make a Positive Difference Through Service to Others
By Terri Nutzman, Administrator, Office of Juvenile Services
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
8/6/10 No Cigarette is Safe
By Judy Martin, Tobacco Free Nebraska Program Manager
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
7/19/10 Face-to-Face Meetings are Part of ACCESSNebraska
By Todd Reckling, Director, Division of Children and Family Services, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
7/9/10 Summer is Here and So is Toxic Algae
By Dr. Annette Bredthauer, Public Health Veterinarian, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
6/28/10 TUNE: Live Your Life Like It’s Your Favorite Song
By Dr. Joann Schaefer, Nebraska’s Chief Medical Officer and Director of Public Health, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
6/7/10 Kids Connect at Camp Catch Up
By Todd Reckling, Director, Division of Children and Family Services, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
5/21/10 Older Americans – Age Strong! Live Long!
By Vivianne Chaumont, Director, Division of Medicaid and Long-Term Care, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
5/18/10

 

May is Stroke Awareness Month – Are You at Risk?
By Dr. Joann Schaefer, Director, Division of Public Health, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
5/7/10 Talk Early and Talk Often to Discourage Underage Drinking
By Maya Chilese, Children’s Behavioral Health Administrator, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
5/3/10 We Could be the Healthiest Nation in One Generation!
By Dr. Joann Schaefer, Nebraska’s Chief Medical Officer
4/23/10 You Can Help Keep Vulnerable Adults Safe
By Lindy Bryceson, Adult Protective Services Administrator, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
4/9/10 Rethink Your Reaction When Stress Gets the Better of You
By Todd Reckling, Director, Division of Children and Family Services, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
3/29/10

Creating a Culture of Wellness – For Our Children, For Ourselves
By Dr. Joann Schaefer, Nebraska’s Chief Medical Officer

3/12/10

Nebraska WISEWOMAN Program: Taking Care of Hearts and Minds Alike
By Cathy Dillon, WISEWOMAN Program Manager, Division of Public Health, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

3/5/10

Earned Income Tax Credit Can Help Nebraska Families
By Todd Reckling, Director, Division of Children and Family Services, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

2/9/10

Don’t Forget That Second Dose of H1N1 Flu Vaccine for Children Under 10
By Dr. Joann Schaefer, Nebraska’s Chief Medical Officer

1/8/10

Say “Hello” to a Healthy 2010 With a Dose of H1N1 Flu Vaccine
By Dr. Joann Schaefer, Nebraska’s Chief Medical Officer


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