How Medicaid Can Help Schools Sustain Support for Students' Mental Health
Discusses adolescent mental health in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic and the impacts on schools moving forward. Examines Medicaid as a funding option when COVID-19 relief expires. Includes discussion on access to mental health professionals in rural areas.
Author(s): Phyllis W. Jordan, Anne Dwyer, Bella DiMarco, Margaux Johnson-Green Date: 05/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: FutureEd view details
2022 County Health Rankings National Findings Report
Analyzes county-level health disparities by examining health factors and outcomes throughout the U.S. Covers living wages, gender pay gap, childcare costs, school funding, and more. Discusses impacts of COVID-19, key findings, and calls to action to improve community health outcomes.
Date: 04/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: County Health Rankings & Roadmaps view details
Response to Suicide in Rural Communities: A Panel Discussion
Webinar recording features a discussion about youth suicide prevention in both rural schools and communities. Highlights rates of suicide among youth aged 10 to 24 from 2009-2018 and details the perspectives of mental health professionals working in rural communities.
Date: 04/2022 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center view details
"What We Raise Ourselves": Growing Food Sovereignty in the Mississippi Delta
Discusses strategies to achieve food sovereignty and preserve traditional food practices in the Mississippi Delta based on data from 43 surveys and focus group interviews from 28 participants. Presents information on community gardens, farmers markets, and farm-to-school programs such as Delta EATS to provide more nutritious food options for local communities.
Author(s): Emily A. Holmes, Mary F. Campbell, Ryan Betz Citation: Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, 11(2) Date: 03/2022 Type: Document view details
USDA Community Eligibility Provision Characteristics Study
Reports on the school meal service Community Eligible Provisions (CEP) in low-income areas based on data from school years 2014-2015 and 2016-2017. Discusses characteristics of participating and non-participating Local Education Agencies (LEAs) and schools, the perceived benefits and barriers of participation, and impacts of CEP. Includes data on eligibility and participation of LEAs in rural areas.
Author(s): Jim Murdoch, Hiren Nisar, Devin Wallace-Williams, et al. Date: 03/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: USDA Food and Nutrition Service view details
Telehealth for FQHCs/RHCs: School-Based Telehealth
Offers a 3-part video series on school-based telehealth for Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs). Topics covered in part 1 include school-based telehealth resources and opportunities; part 2 offers information on school based health clinic benefits, program development, payment, and technology considerations; and part 3 covers school based primary care, integrated behavioral health, virtual learning, and evolution of telehealth services. If viewed through YouTube, transcripts are available by clicking the three dots and selecting "show transcript."
Telehealth for FQHCs/RHCs: School-Based Telehealth Part 2, Telehealth for FQHCs/RHCs: School-Based Telehealth Part 3
Date: 03/2022 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers view details
Rural Community Health Initiative: Compendium of Best Practices
Presents a collection of community-based health initiatives, including a school health initiative, a COVID-19 vaccine outreach and education program, and telehealth consortia, among others. Describes successful outcomes and sources of funding for each program.
Date: 01/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Association view details