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Rural Health
Resources by Topic: Racial and ethnic groups

Information Hub: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in Indian Country
Provides information, tools, and resources on adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) to help tribal communities learn about and respond to these ordeals. Includes ACE assessments, contact information for various helplines, examples of interventions, links to journal articles on ACEs and American Indians/Alaska Natives, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Indian Health Board
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Indian Health Service: Sexual Abuse Prevention
Features news, policies, and trainings regarding the prevention of sexual abuse in Indian Health Service (IHS) facilities. Details policies to oversee patient safety in healthcare settings.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Indian Health Service
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Tribal Opioid Response Resource Toolkit
Offers a variety of materials, tools, resources and links to support tribes in their efforts to combat the opioid epidemic within their tribal communities.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Indian Health Board
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American Indian and Alaska Native Health
Lists a number of resources pertaining to American Indian and Alaska Native health and healthcare. Features statistics and research, journal articles, and information about health screenings, clinical trials, and other issues.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. National Library of Medicine
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Arctic Health
Collection of resources pertaining to health and healthcare for populations living within the Arctic. Gathers resources from local, state, national, and international agencies on environmental health, food security, and indigenous health among other topics.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: University of Alaska Anchorage Alaska Medical Library
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North Dakota Suicide Prevention Plan 2017-2020
Discusses suicide and suicide prevention efforts in North Dakota. Provides information for LGBTQ+, American Indian, and veteran populations. Highlights goals and strategies for prevention.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: North Dakota Department of Health, North Dakota Suicide Prevention Coalition
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Best and Promising Practices for the Implementation of Zero Suicide in Indian Country
Outlines methods for creating suicide-safe practices for healthcare systems in American Indian communities. Breaks down the framework by steps in the intervention and highlights best and promising practices for each.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Zero Suicide in Health and Behavioral Health Care
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Where We Call Home: LGBT in Rural America
Series of reports and resources highlighting the social challenges LGBT people face living in rural America, including one focused on LGBT people of color. Includes recommendations for healthcare providers, policy makers, and educators.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Movement Advancement Project
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Indian Health Service - Fact Sheets
Lists fact sheets pertaining to the health and well-being of American Indian and Alaska Native individuals and tribal communities. Fact sheets outline various issues affecting the health of Native communities, as well as providing general information about IHS.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Indian Health Service
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Tribal Health
Outlines the work done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in supporting health and chronic disease prevention for American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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