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Resources by Topic: Mental health

South Dakota Health Professional Shortage Areas: Mental Healthcare
County-level map of South Dakota showing Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: South Dakota Office of Rural Health
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youth.gov Program Directory
Searchable directory of evidence-based programs to prevent and/or reduce delinquency or other problem behaviors in young people. Includes programs addressing mental health and substance abuse issues.
Type: Website
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Suicide Prevention Online Training
Provides a listing of free online courses for training healthcare and other service providers, educators, health professionals, public officials, and community-based coalitions to develop effective suicide prevention programs and policies. Courses are free but registration is required.
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: Suicide Prevention Resource Center
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PubMed Search: Rural Populations, Rural Health Services and Suicide
Searches PubMed's collection of journal article citations on the topic of suicide related to rural populations and rural health services.
Type: Literature Search
Sponsoring organization: U.S. National Library of Medicine
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Mental Health First Aid
Details a public education program to assist the public in identifying, understanding, and responding to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. Provides a "Find a Course" link to access mental health first aid instructors who will train residents in rural areas.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Council for Behavioral Health
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VA Community Provider Toolkit
Delivers support, therapeutic tools, and resources to community providers treating veterans for mental health concerns.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
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PubMed Search: Mental Health and Rural Populations
Searches PubMed's collection of journal article citations on the topic of mental health and rural populations.
Type: Literature Search
Sponsoring organization: U.S. National Library of Medicine
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American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research
A professionally refereed scientific journal. Contains empirical research, program evaluations, case studies, unpublished dissertations, and other articles in the behavioral, social, and health sciences which relate to the mental health status of American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Type: Journal/Newsletter
Sponsoring organization: Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health
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Suicide Prevention Resource Center: States
Provides information, resources, and suicide prevention plans for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Includes contacts, events, current legislation, and news updates for each state on the topic of suicide prevention.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Suicide Prevention Resource Center
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Assessing Mental Health Needs of Rural Schools in South Texas: Counselors' Perspectives
Describes results from a survey on the mental health resource needs and issues of rural schools in South Texas. Presents national and state level data on mental health services and needs.
Author(s): Steve F. Bain, Breeze Rueda, Jennifer Mata-Villarreal, Marie-Anne Mundy
Citation: Research in Higher Education Journal
Type: Document
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