Rural Health Resources by Topic: Criminal justice system
Report on the Mental Health Program for Veterans for Fiscal Year 2023
Report on the administration of the Texas Mental Health Program for Veterans. Discusses various program outcomes and services to special populations including rural, female, and incarcerated veterans. Offers recommendations for future program goals.
Date: 12/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Texas Health and Human Services 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
Strategies for Supervising People with Mental Illnesses on Probation Caseloads: Results from a Nationwide Study
Examines how probation agencies screen mental health, determine supervision strategies based on characteristics of the caseload, and supervise their probation cases when the individual has a mental illness. Analyzes survey data related to probation caseloads from 179 respondents, each representing a unique U.S. county, with comparisons between rural and urban counties.
Author(s): Tonya B. Van Deinse, Mariah Cowell Mercier, Allison K. Waters, et al. Citation: Health & Justice, 11, 41 Date: 10/2023 Type: Document view details
New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department 2023-2024 Annual Progress and Services Plan (APSR)
Reports on progress made towards outcomes in the areas of child welfare services, early childhood services, behavioral health services, and juvenile justice services. Addresses issues specific to rural areas, collaboration with tribes in the state, and coordination with the state Medicaid system for the behavioral and physical health needs of children, families, and youth in New Mexico.
Date: 09/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: New Mexico Children, Youth, and Families Department view details
Culturally Responsive Pathways to Peer Programming in Tribal Communities
Discusses best practices for the use of peer recovery support services (PRSS) for addiction recovery in American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities. Includes a culturally competent adaptation of the Sequential Intercept Model (SIM) and offers evidence-based case studies.
Date: 09/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice view details
DRCHSD Spotlight: Urgent & Primary Care of Clarksdale in Clarksdale, Mississippi
Discusses how Urgent and Primary Care of Clarksdale in Clarksdale, Mississippi, and community partners constructed a community garden to improve patient and community access to healthy food. Describes how clinic staff used Delta Region Community Health Systems Development Program resources to increase access to care through telehealth, including using technology to provide healthcare services to people incarcerated at the Coahoma County Detention Facility.
Date: 08/2023 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center view details