Rural Health Resources by Topic: Behavioral health
Engaging Students in Advancing Campus Tobacco-Free Policies: A Qualitative Study of California Community Colleges' Efforts
Examines student engagement with tobacco-free campus policies in California community colleges. Analyzes 33 semi-structured interviews from stakeholders across 12 community colleges with a focus on themes such as engaging students, ways students are involved in tobacco-free policies, and the benefits of student engagement, according to rural versus urban campus location.
Author(s): Setareh Harsamizadeh Tehrani, Sang Leng Trieu, Lien Dao, Carissa Samuel, Camillia K. Lui Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 20 Date: 11/2023 Type: Document view details
Rural Health and Well-Being
A two-part recorded webinar that first discusses social well-being in rural areas and suggested policy and programmatic interventions to improve well-being. Also provides information on the community-based participatory research Health Equity for Rural Mothers and Families Project (HER), which advocates for health equity for pregnant women and new mothers in rural North Carolina.
Part 1 Slides, Part 2 Slides
Author(s): Carrie Henning-Smith, Sarah E. (Betsy) Bledsoe Date: 11/2023 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: North Central Regional Center for Rural Development view details
RCORP: Helping Meet Rural Needs
Video series featuring the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy's Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP), a multi-year initiative that funds a range of grant programs to help rural communities treat and prevent opioid use disorder. RCORP grantees share how they have used this funding to address the needs of their communities.
Date: 11/2023 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Filling the Gaps: Program Builds Referral and Recovery Services in Western Massachusetts
Features a rural Massachusetts coalition's work to address substance misuse and build sustainable recovery services, with support from the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP). Discusses youth outreach and engagement, stigma reduction activities, facilitating access to services, and more.
Author(s): Kay Miller Temple Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 11/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
NSDUH (National Survey on Drug Use and Health) Detailed Tables - 2022
Explores 2022 survey data, including revisions, on use of illicit drugs, alcohol, and tobacco, trends in substance use disorder and mental health, and access to treatment for youth and adults. Features statistics for a variety of demographic and geographic characteristics, including rural versus urban status. Includes information on substance use and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Date: 11/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration view details
HHS is Taking Action to Strengthen Primary Care
Describes the importance of primary care to improving access to healthcare, the health and well-being of individuals and communities, and health equity. Discusses challenges facing primary care and outlines actions taken by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to address these challenges. Covers primary care payment, workforce, access, health information technology, and research and practice improvement support.
Date: 11/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services view details