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UF Study to Assess the Health Benefits of Gardening

Published: September 15th, 2017

A group of research scholars at the University of Florida Department of Environmental Horticulture are exploring the effects of engaging in gardening or art activities on the psychological and physiological […]

September Is National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month

Published: September 15th, 2017

This September will mark the 28th anniversary of National Recovery Month. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, approximately 21.5 million people aged 12 or older have suffered […]

In Case You Missed It: Our National Discussion on the Opioid Crisis in the U.S.

Published: July 26th, 2017

Researchers and physicians from the University of Florida, Nova Southeastern University and Resolute Anesthesia & Pain Solutions are sharing the latest findings on the opioid crisis in the U.S. to address community concerns at a […]

Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Published: July 14th, 2017

July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month Mental illnesses affect people of all backgrounds in every community worldwide. While the rates of illnesses vary somewhat across studies, about one of […]

Community Health Worker Spotlight

Published: July 7th, 2017

This month, HealthStreet would like to recognize another exceptional Community Health Worker (CHW): Deidra Oliver. Deidra Oliver is a HealthStreet CHW in Union County. Through funding from the Florida Blue Foundation, Oliver […]

July 28: World Hepatitis Day

Published: July 7th, 2017

Viral Hepatitis affects nearly 400 million people worldwide and kills more than 1.4 million people every year. (CDC) Viral hepatitis, a group of infectious diseases that are the seventh leading […]

Outreach

HealthStreet Out in the Community: Health Fair at Open Door Ministries

Published: July 7th, 2017

Know your numbers? Our Community Health Workers are ready to test your blood pressure, calculate your BMI and explain what these numbers mean for your health! Open Door Ministries will be […]

June 27th: National HIV Testing Day

Published: June 13th, 2017

The Facts: More than 1.1 million people in the US are living with HIV 1 in 7 Americans living with HIV are unaware of their status In 2015, 39,513 people were […]

Community Health Worker Spotlight

Published: June 13th, 2017

HealthStreet would like to highlight one of its Community Health Workers (CHWs) this month: Carrie Sadler. Community Health Workers are the core of the HealthStreet model. They work to improve the […]

Students from SHPEP Visit HealthStreet

Published: June 13th, 2017

On June 5th, ten students from the Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) visited HealthStreet. The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) is a summer enrichment program that focuses on improving […]