This 1-hour webinar will discuss how to effectively respond to requests for mental health information at your library.
This presentation addresses increasing health information access and use, along with increasing health equity through information by highlighting resources from the National Library of Medicine and other government health information resources for patients, their families and friends.
Sites that we'll explore include MedlinePlus, DailyMed, the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, the National Institute of Mental Health, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), MentalHealth.gov; the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), World Health Organization resources and more.
During the webinar, we'll cover:
- A few mental health stats and definitions
- Tips for reference interactions
- Reliable information resources
- And lastly, we’ll look at some ideas for programs around mental health.
By registering for this class, you are agreeing to the NNLM Code of Conduct
- Recognize the role the library plays in providing mental health information to patrons.
- Apply best practices to respond to questions about mental health information during a reference interview.
- Identify reliable resources for locating mental health information to share with patrons.
- Recall library programs and services that promote mental health awareness
60 minutes, 2 hours, 3 hours, 4 hours