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Resources by Topic: Mental health

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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Rural Suicide Prevention Toolkit
Resources and best practices to develop rural suicide prevention programs. Identifies program models and examples, and discusses implementation, evaluation, sustainability, and dissemination of program results.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Nebraska Licensed Mental Health Practitioner Map
Shows licensed mental health practitioner state and federal shortage areas.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Nebraska Office of Rural Health
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Eaton Rapids Medical Center: Improving Teen Mental Health
Profile of the Eaton Rapids Teen Center, established in rural Michigan with the help of the local medical center and community organizations, to support students in grades 6-12 and to promote their mental health.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Michigan Health & Hospital Association
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Mental Health Explorer
An interactive web-based mapping tool focused on mental health. Provides access to data on mental health and wellness; the mental health workforce; and related social, behavioral, and health measures. Part of the HealthLandscape set of tools.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: American Academy of Family Physicians
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Mental Health in Rural Communities Toolkit
Resources and best practices to develop rural mental health programs, with a primary focus on adult mental health. Identifies program models and examples, and discusses implementation, evaluation, sustainability, and dissemination of program results.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Index
Provides access to state and county-level comprehensive health scores based on over 300 health condition categories. Includes data by condition for the top 10 national conditions. Identifies top conditions impacting each state and county. Based on claims data of over 43 million Blue Cross Blue Shield commercially insured members.
Additional links: National Health Index
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Alaska Native Collaborative Hub for Research on Resilience (ANCHRR)
Presents an NIH funded program to support efforts to reduce suicide among Alaska Native (AN) youth. Assists in the development of tribal capacity to conduct research and promote well-being.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Institutes of Health
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Improving Access to Children's Mental Health Care
Highlights the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention resources and programs to address access to mental healthcare for children. Includes a section specific to rural areas.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Report to Congress: The Management of Traumatic Brain Injury in Children: Opportunities for Action
Outlines the public health burden of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in children and adolescents. Describes TBI related outcomes and care management practices for child and adolescent TBI patients. Identifies a lack of access to care in rural areas as well as solutions to address these gaps, including opportunities to improve TBI related care for children and adolescents. Offers a report, executive summary, fact sheets, a postcard, graphics, and digital ads.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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