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Resources by Topic: Mental health

AI/AN Community Crisis Response Guidelines
Details suicide prevention guidelines for American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Presents separate guidelines for the tribal-level, IHS Area-level, IHS Headquarters-level, and for a local response team, including protocols and an appendix.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Indian Health Service
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Case Study: Health Coaches Partner with Community Members to Achieve Health and Wellness Goals
Details key steps and lessons learned to implementing a Health Coach program at Saunders Medical Center in Wahoo, Nebraska. Describes the program serving Wahoo and its surrounding communities. Provides education and advocacy for patients' overall health that produced positive results in 4 areas: mental health, breast health, diabetes, and obesity.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Bryan Health, Edge Wellness, Family Service Lincoln, Saunders County Prevention Coalition, Saunders Medical Center, Three Rivers Public Health Department, Wahoo Parks and Recreation
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Oklahoma National Health Service Corps Providers (NHSC) All Disciplines
Map of Oklahoma showing the locations of all National Health Service Corps (NHSC) dental health, mental health, and primary care providers in the state.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
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Oklahoma National Health Service Corps Providers (NHSC) & Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs)
County-level map of Oklahoma showing the locations of geographical area Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs), low-income HPSAs, and National Health Service Corps (NHSC) mental health providers in the state.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
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Nebraska Clinical Psychologist Map
Shows clinical psychology state and federal shortage areas.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Nebraska Office of Rural Health
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U.S. Diabetes Surveillance System
Provides access to national, state, and county-level data and trends for diabetes and diabetes-related concerns. Select "indicators" to view additional data options, including burden of diabetes, preventive care, health status and disability, risk factors, and diabetes-related end-stage renal disease. Also includes data on social determinants of health that have the potential to impact diabetes health disparities.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Case Study: Hospital and School District Partner for Emotional Health
Describes an initiative started by leaders of the Fillmore County Hospital and Fillmore Central Public Schools to address behavioral health issues among the student population in Fillmore, Nebraska. Details program goals to connect high risk students with specialized help and promote ongoing mental health wellness through educator, parent, and student training.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Bryan Health, Fillmore Central Panthers, Fillmore County Hospital
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Kansas County-Level Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) Designations
Listing of Primary Care, Dental Health, and Mental Health HPSA designations for all counties in Kansas, including designation type (population or geographic) and HPSA score.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Office of Primary Care & Rural Health
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Kansas Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas Geographic and Low-Income County-Level Designations
Shows a map of Kansas identifying the counties designated as mental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs), and the counties designated as a population mental HPSA.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Office of Primary Care & Rural Health
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CDC Rural Health
Provides an overview of rural health concerns, access to CDC-produced reports highlighting rural health issues, and examples of resources and successful approaches to improve health in rural communities. Topics addressed include antibiotic use, arthritis, cancer, child health, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), leading causes of death, diabetes, drug overdose, health behaviors, motor vehicle safety, suicide, seat belt use, vaccination, and zoonotic diseases in rural communities.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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