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Rural Health
Resources by Topic: Racial and ethnic groups

Healthy Heart Toolkit
Shares a variety of resources designed to help Native communities implement a cardiovascular disease risk reduction program. Based on the strategies used by the Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI) Healthy Heart (HH) grantees, the toolkit can be adapted to best suit community needs and provides guidance in the areas of partnership development, participant recruitment, staffing, messaging, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Indian Health Service
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Health Equity Change Makers: Elk's Story
A video describing the Northern Arapaho Horse Culture class, a suicide and substance abuse prevention program that uses Native American culture and horsemanship to encourage youth to work through challenges and build resiliency. The program is part of the Northern Arapaho Suicide Prevention Program on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming funded by the Indian Health Service. Length: 2:25
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health
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Mapping Medicare Disparities
Provides access to county-level data and comparisons on chronic disease prevalence, Medicare spending, hospital and emergency department utilization, preventive services, and preventable hospitalizations, readmissions, and mortality rates for Medicare beneficiaries. Includes hospital-level quality of care and cost of care data and comparisons.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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HealthCare.gov: Health Coverage for American Indians & Alaska Natives
Provides one-stop information for consumers on health insurance coverage, how to get covered, and requirements related to health insurance specific to American Indian/Alaska Native populations.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Medicaid and American Indians and Alaska Natives
Provides an overview of the relationship between Medicaid coverage and American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations. Analyzes the impacts of Medicaid expansion and insurance coverage for AI/AN populations. Appendix shows state-specific changes in health insurance coverage for AI/AN populations between 2013 and 2015.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation
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Health Tips/Consejos de Salud
A bilingual, quarterly publication focused on health topics and issues relevant to the farmworker and the general Hispanic population. Subscription required however Federally-Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) may be eligible for a free subscription.
Type: Journal/Newsletter
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Farmworker Health
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IHS Suicide Prevention Program
Provides information and resources to support suicide prevention programs in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities. Also provides the resources to help AI/AN communities and individuals recover from the grief caused by suicide.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Indian Health Service
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Services for Native Americans (OAA Title VI)
Lists the resources available under the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services' Administration on Aging (AoA) for Native Americans including services for nutrition, caregivers, elders, as well as grant opportunities.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Administration for Community Living
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SAMHSA's Tribal Training and Technical Assistance Center
Provides culturally relevant and evidence-based training and technical assistance on mental health and substance use disorders, and suicide prevention to federally recognized tribes, other American Indian/Alaska Native communities, SAMHSA tribal grantees and other organizations that serve Indian Country.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
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Oregon Office of Rural Health Maps
Offers a compilation of maps of Oregon on a variety of topics, including urban and rural designations, healthcare providers and facilities, population demographics, and more. Several maps include county-level data.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oregon Office of Rural Health
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