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Rural Health
Resources by Topic: American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians

Arctic Health
Collection of resources pertaining to health and healthcare for populations living within the Arctic. Gathers resources from local, state, national, and international agencies on environmental health, food security, and indigenous health among other topics.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: University of Alaska Anchorage Alaska Medical Library
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North Dakota Suicide Prevention Plan 2017-2020
Discusses suicide and suicide prevention efforts in North Dakota. Provides information for LGBTQ+, American Indian, and veteran populations. Highlights goals and strategies for prevention.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: North Dakota Department of Health, North Dakota Suicide Prevention Coalition
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Best and Promising Practices for the Implementation of Zero Suicide in Indian Country
Outlines methods for creating suicide-safe practices for healthcare systems in American Indian communities. Breaks down the framework by steps in the intervention and highlights best and promising practices for each.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Zero Suicide in Health and Behavioral Health Care
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Indian Health Service - Fact Sheets
Lists fact sheets pertaining to the health and well-being of American Indian and Alaska Native individuals and tribal communities. Fact sheets outline various issues affecting the health of Native communities, as well as providing general information about IHS.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Indian Health Service
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Tribal Health
Outlines the work done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in supporting health and chronic disease prevention for American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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A Guide to Requesting Health Data Reports within a Federally Recognized Tribe
Presents guidance on accessing health data within federally recognized tribes of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Provides a brief summary of Tribal Epidemiology Centers.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
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Naloxone Training Toolkit
Toolkit lays out training for Indian Health Services providers and first responders on supplying and administering naloxone to patients experiencing an opioid overdose. Highlights training program materials, forms, and videos to support professionals in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Indian Health Service
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Recommendations to the Indian Health Service on American Indian/Alaska Native Pregnant Women and Women of Childbearing Age with Opioid Use Disorder
Report details recommendations from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists to the Indian Health Service on best practices for treating pregnant American Indian and Alaska Native women with opioid use disorder (OUD). Discusses screening for OUD, medication-assisted treatment (MAT), and care integration, among other factors.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
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The Tribal Resource Tool: A Searchable Directory of All Services Available for AI/AN Survivors of Crime and Abuse in Indian Country
Features an interactive map highlighting the services for American Indian and Alaska Native survivors of crime and abuse in North America. Provides contact information and web address of service providers.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Victims of Crime
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Smoking & Pregnancy in Underserved Populations: Overcoming Obstacles to Cessation Success
Highlights two programs that seek to reduce smoking rates among pregnant women: one focused on rural Alaska, particularly Alaskan Natives, and one focused on low-income women in Florida.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Institute for Children's Healthcare Quality
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