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Resources by Topic: Mental health

Telehealth Gets Back to Basics
Discusses the current state of telemental health, importance of collaboration in providing services, and remaining barriers to providing mental health services using telehealth.
Author(s): Etienne Benson
Citation: APA Monitor on Psychology, 34(6), 58
Date: 06/2003
Type: Document
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Teaching Self-sufficiency for Rural Practice
Discusses educational programs that address the unique challenges rural psychologists encounter on the job, including practicing in a local culture, working as a generalist, and dealing with the added financial concerns.
Author(s): Karen Kersting
Citation: APA Monitor on Psychology, 34(6), 60
Date: 06/2003
Type: Document
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Knocking Down Access Barriers
Discusses how to give rural people with disabilities better access to mental health care, including telehealth and other methods of providing services.
Author(s): Nicole Crawford
Citation: APA Monitor on Psychology, 34(6), 64
Date: 06/2003
Type: Document
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Maintaining Ethics in a Rural Setting
Discusses the positive and negative aspects of a rural mental health practice, including the ethical challenges.
Author(s): Melissa Dittmann
Citation: APA Monitor on Psychology, 34(6), 66
Date: 06/2003
Type: Document
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Man of Many Roles
Example of the role played by a school psychologist in a rural community.
Author(s): Jamie Kennedy
Citation: APA Monitor on Psychology, 34(6), 67
Date: 06/2003
Type: Document
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Professional Pioneering on the Frontier
Discusses challenges of being the only psychologist in a rural area, the need for being personable, and ways to maintain ethical standards.
Author(s): Karen Kersting
Citation: APA Monitor on Psychology, 34(6), 68
Date: 06/2003
Type: Document
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At Home on the Range
Discusses experience of psychologist in rural Texas and the Senior Connections program that connects rural elderly in the area to mental health professionals.
Author(s): Jamie Chamberlin
Citation: APA Monitor on Psychology, 34(6), 69
Date: 06/2003
Type: Document
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Frontier Youth: Living on the Edge
Overview of high-risk behaviors among rural and frontier youth, including teen alcohol and substance use and abuse, weapons carrying and violence, sexual activity, violent behavior and victimization, suicide, and educational attainment and dropout rates.
Date: 04/2003
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Frontier Communities
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Rural Mental Health: Challenges and Opportunities Caring for the Country
Presentation slides providing an overview of the mental health crisis in rural America and offer suggestions to address the crisis. Includes brief examples of programs that have shown to be successful.
Author(s): Dennis F. Mohatt
Date: 01/2003
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: WICHE Center for Rural Mental Health Research
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Rural Healthy People 2010
A three-volume publication that focuses on the top rural health concerns and objectives associated with the Healthy People 2010 focus areas. Volume 1 contains brief overviews of the top ten rural health priority areas, as well as associated models for practice. Volume 2 contains in-depth literature reviews for each of the top rural health priority areas. Volume 3 addresses additional focus areas, with overviews, literature reviews, and accompanying models for practice.
Date: 2003
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Southwest Rural Health Research Center
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