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Resources by Topic: Mental health

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. Includes 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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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 four areas: mental health, breast health, diabetes, and obesity.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Bryan Health
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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 Psychology 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.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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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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