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Resources by Topic: Mental health

Iowa: Federal Mental Health Care Shortage Designations
Shows designated counties and facilities as Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) in Iowa.
Date: 04/2019
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Iowa Department of Public Health
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North Dakota Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas
County-level map of North Dakota showing the locations of designated Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs). Shows the designated mental health facilities, correctional facilities, Indian Health Service (IHS) facilities, and State Mental Health Hospital.
Date: 04/2019
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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North Dakota Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas and Scores
County-level map of North Dakota showing the locations of designated Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) and HPSA scores. Shows the designated mental health facilities, correctional facilities, Indian Health Service (IHS) facilities, and State Mental Health Hospital and related HPSA scores.
Date: 04/2019
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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Grantee Spotlight: Good News for Victoria County, Texas!
Highlights a grantee of the Hogg Foundation's Collaborative Approaches to Well-Being in Rural Communities initiative, the Be Well Victoria Collaborative in Victoria County, Texas. Discusses the project's goals of improving the mental health in Victoria County.
Author(s): Josephine Gurch
Date: 04/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Hogg Foundation for Mental Health
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Rising from the Ashes: How Trauma-Informed Care Nurtures Healing in Rural America
Provides an overview of trauma-informed care and how it is provided in rural communities. Highlights the provision of trauma-informed care in a rural California community after wildfires, in a Wyoming pediatrician's clinic, and by rural nurses providing assault exams with support from experts via telehealth.
Author(s): Jenn Lukens
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 04/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Transitions in Care and Service Use among Medicare Beneficiaries in Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities
Examines characteristics of Medicare beneficiaries who use inpatient psychiatric facilities (IPF) to help reduce preventable admissions and readmissions and create quality of care measures. Addresses the types of care patients receive before, during, and after their stay at an IPF. Includes a chart identifying the number of freestanding and psychiatric unit IPFs in rural and mental health shortage areas.
Date: 04/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
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Grantee Spotlight: Good News for Nacogdoches County, Texas!
Spotlights a grantee of the Hogg Foundation's Collaborative Approaches to Well-Being in Rural Communities initiative, Nacogdoches County Community Collaborative. Highlights their goal of creating a trauma-informed community to promote wellness.
Author(s): Josephine Gurch
Date: 04/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Hogg Foundation for Mental Health
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Grantee Spotlight: Good News for Morris County, Texas!
Spotlights a grantee of the Hogg Foundation's Collaborative Approaches to Well-Being in Rural Communities initiative, Morris County Collaborative. Highlights their work in uniting non-profit organizations, faith-based organizations, and medical facilities to serve high-risk and underrepresented communities.
Author(s): Josephine Gurch
Date: 03/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Hogg Foundation for Mental Health
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Inpatient Stays Involving Mental and Substance Use Disorders, 2016
Examines inpatient stays involving mental and substance use disorders at community hospitals among patients 5 years old or older. Provides data on costs, length of stay, discharge status, patient demographics, primary expected payer, and hospital region. Table 2 includes data by location of patient residence for rural and urban areas.
Author(s): Pamela L. Owens, Kathryn R. Fingar, Kimberly W. McDermott, Pradip K. Muhuri, Kevin C. Heslin
Date: 03/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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Pain in the Nation Update: While Deaths from Alcohol, Drugs, and Suicide Slowed Slightly in 2017, Rates Are Still at Historic Highs
Issue brief details updated rates of deaths related to drugs, alcohol, and suicide from 2016-2017. Breaks down data by race, age, and regionally, including rural versus metro areas.
Date: 03/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Trust for America's Health
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