Rural Health Resources by Topic: Abuse and violence
Sex Trafficking and Substance Use: Identifying High-Priority Needs Within the Criminal Justice System
Summarizes proceedings from a workshop that examines the overlap of sex trafficking and substance use disorders (SUDs) to provide victim-centered and trauma-informed services. Discusses policies and stigma surrounding SUDs and the barriers for marginalized victims who try to access services. Provides commentary on the increased needs of rural and nonmetropolitan communities.
Author(s): Lynn Langton, Michael G. Planty, Duren Banks, et al. Date: 2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: RAND Corporation view details
Experiences and Correlates of Violence Among American Indian and Alaska Native Youth: A Brief Report
Study examining experiences of violence and harassment within 6 months among American Indian youth based on survey data from 400 participants. Breaks down responses by type of interpersonal violence and victimization and self-reported mental health issues.
Author(s): Katie M. Edwards, Victoria L. Banyard, Leon Leader Charge, Laura M. Mercer Kollar, Beverly Fortson Citation: Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 36, 23-24, 11808-11821 Date: 12/2021 Type: Document view details
Examining Child Maltreatment Reports Using Linked County-Level Data
Report examining the insights that county-level data can provide on child maltreatment based on various national sources, including the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS), the U.S. Census, and others. Investigates rural-specific data and rural/nonrural comparisons in associations between risk factors, report rates, child poverty, and child maltreatment.
Author(s): Brenda Smith, Qingyi Li, Kun Wang Date: 11/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Mathematica, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services view details
Episode 69: Engaging Indigenous Families and Communities
Podcast discusses the approaches tribal communities have taken to support Native families. Highlights strategies employed by caseworkers to address trauma-related child welfare issues. Features a discussion with representatives of the National Native Children's Trauma Center.
Date: 11/2021 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Administration for Children and Families view details
Research Brief: LGBTQ Youth in Small Towns and Rural Areas
Reports findings of a national survey of LGBTQ youth comparing urban and rural responses related to mental health, risk of depression, and considered or attempted suicide. Discusses reported acceptance of LGBTQ people in different levels of urbanicity.
Date: 11/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: The Trevor Project view details
Homicides of American Indians/Alaska Natives — National Violent Death Reporting System, United States, 2003–2018
Examines homicides of American Indians/Alaska Natives. Provides data by victim and suspect sex, age group, race/ethnicity, method of injury, location where the homicide occurred, metropolitan status, events that contributed to the homicide, and other selected characteristics. Includes data on intimate partner violence-related homicides.
Author(s): Emiko Petrosky, Laura M. Mercer Kollar, Megan C. Kearns, et al. Citation: MMWR Surveillance Summaries, 70(8), 1-19 Date: 11/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention view details
American Indian and Alaskan Native LGBT Adults in the US: LGBT Well-Being at the Intersection of Race
Report examining demographics, mental and physical health, and experiences with stress, stigma, and victimization among LGBT American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) in the U.S. Analyzes data by gender, compares LGBT and non-LGBT AI/AN populations, and breaks down socioeconomic and health data by region. Draws data from the Gallup-Sharecare Well-Being Index Survey, the Generations Study, and the TransPop Study.
Author(s): Bianca D.M. Wilson, Lauren Bouton, Christy Mallory Date: 10/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Williams Institute view details