Rural Health Resources by Topic: Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
SOAR for Native Communities
Training module designed to help people serving indigenous populations to understand human trafficking and its impact on American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities. Includes resources relevant to indigenous populations and supports professionals in building trauma-informed and culturally appropriate interventions. Content is free with account creation.
Date: 12/2019 Type: Tutorial/Training Sponsoring organizations: National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance Center, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health view details
Mental Health Status, Need, and Unmet Need for Mental Health Services Among U.S. Pacific Islanders
Study examining mental health needs for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islanders (NHPI) of Marshallese and Samoan descent residing in Los Angeles County and rural Northwest Arkansas. Presents survey data for anxiety, depression, and alcohol use as well as need for, avoidance of, and delay in seeking mental healthcare. Discusses prevalence of these issues among the 223 survey respondents, comparing rural and urban-residing populations and noting disparities by gender.
Author(s): Andrew M. Subica, Nia Aitaoto, Bruce G. Link, et al. Citation: Psychiatric Services, 70(7), 578-585 Date: 07/2019 Type: Document view details
Social Determinants of Health among Rural Asian and Pacific Islander Populations
Policy brief examining health disparities between Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) and White rural people. Fourth in a series of 4 policy briefs on social determinants of health. Features demographic statistics with breakdowns by race and urban or rural location, and age-adjusted mortality rates by gender and residence as of 2016.
Author(s): Janice C. Probst, Fozia Ajmal Date: 07/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center) view details
Ke A'o Mau: Strengthening Cultural Competency in Interdisciplinary Education
Summarizes an interprofessional cultural competency course focused on Native Hawaiians. Offers recommendations for designing other courses focused on training interdisciplinary teams in cultural competency to address health disparities.
Author(s): Theresa M. Kreif, Shayne Kukunaokala Yoshimoto, Noreen Mokuau Citation: Hawai'i Journal of Medicine and Public Health, 77(12), 333-336 Date: 12/2018 Type: Document view details