Forming Partnerships to Increase Rural Immunization Rates
Discusses barriers to vaccine uptake in rural communities. Describes how two community organizations worked to increase vaccinations in rural Alabama and how a network led by the National Center for Farmworker Health built the capacity to distribute COVID-19 vaccines and build vaccine confidence among migrant farmworkers. Identifies state considerations for implementing community-based programs to increase vaccinations in rural areas.
Author(s): Shalini Nair, Heather Tomlinson Date: 08/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials view details
On-Farm Health Screening Needs of Immigrant Dairy Workers
Webinar recording discussing a study evaluating the health needs of immigrant dairy workers in Texas as well as health risk screenings on the farm. Describes barriers to healthcare including access, childcare, leave from work, language barriers, and more. Transcript is available by clicking the three dots under the video.
Date: 07/2023 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Network of the National Library of Medicine view details
The Impacts of Opioid Addiction on the Rural Workforce
A recorded webinar that examines how the rural workforce has been impacted by opioid addiction. Discusses issues of healthcare access, poverty, mental health, and farmworker health, along with data on workforce impacts. Includes resources to support opioid recovery and examples of recovery efforts in specific regions, such as Appalachia.
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Author(s): Kellie Kubena, Carol Wetuski, Lauren Wood, et al. Date: 06/2023 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organizations: Appalachian Regional Commission, First Tennessee Development District, Office of Workforce Investment (OWI), U.S. Department of Agriculture view details
Rural Mental Health's Stressors, Barriers, and Protective Factors: Q&A with Dr. Dawn Morales
An interview with Dawn Morales, Program Chief of the Office of Rural Mental Health Research at the National Institute of Mental Health. Discusses challenges related to rural mental healthcare as well as the importance of cultural competency and protective factors, especially in rural populations such as American Indian and Alaska Native communities and farmers and ranchers.
Author(s): Allee Mead Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 04/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Opioid Use Disorder & Rural Resiliency Symposium 2023
Recordings of presentations at Opioid Use Disorder & Rural Resiliency Symposium in March 2023. Presentation topics include harm reduction, prevention for youth, farmworkers, resources for libraries and extension programs, medication treatment, marijuana use, and maternal health. Captions are available in the video players.
Date: 03/2023 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Southeast Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Regional Center view details
Mental Health of Agricultural Adolescents and Adults: Preliminary Results of a Five-year Study
Surveyed 122 farm families in 2021 to analyze symptoms of depression and anxiety in farm adults and their children as well as correlation between mental health and finances using the Family Stress Model. Participant characteristics include rurality and various physical and mental health measures.
Author(s): Josie M. Rudolphi, Richard L. Berg Citation: Frontiers in Public Health, 11, 1056487 Date: 03/2023 Type: Document view details