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Article of Interest - The Critical Role Your Neighborhood Library Could be Playing in Public Health

Posted By Brandi Hunter-Davenport, Monday, July 2, 2018

From Penn Medicine News: 

The Critical Role Your Neighborhood Library Could be Playing in Public Health

Homelessness, mental health, and more recently, the opioid crisis: Librarians across the country have been on the front lines tackling these issues for years. They guide patrons towards health literature. They connect them to the right care. And they even administer the opioid overdose antidote, naloxone, when necessary.

For the full article text, visit https://www.pennmedicine.org/news/news-blog/2018/june/the-critical-role-your-neighborhood-library-could-be-playing-in-public-health

Tags:  Health  Health Literacy  PA Forward 

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