Over Tea, South Carolina Girls Learn about Healthy Decisions
Highlights South Carolina's Tea Time with Teens, a program aimed at reducing teen pregnancy by bringing together community leaders, mothers, and daughters to build life skills and make healthy decisions.
Author(s): Allee Mead Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 01/2017 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Connection Between Depression and Inability to Fill Prescriptions in Rural FQHC Patients with Chronic Disease
Examines rates of depression among 438 patients with hypertension or diabetes at Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) in the rural South. Also explores whether inability to afford prescription medicines within the previous 12 months is a predictor of depression in these patients. Includes statistics with breakdowns by race or ethnicity, gender, education, employment status, income, chronic condition, and history of mental illness.
Author(s): K. Bryant Smalley, Jacob C. Warren, K. Nikki Barefoot Citation: Rural Mental Health, 40(2), 113-123 Date: 04/2016 Type: Document view details
Providing Patients with Access to Nutritious Food
Highlights a variety of programs that are helping ensure rural patients have access to healthy food. Features a Critical Access Hospital in Massachusetts, a fruit and vegetable prescription program in Maine, and a research-based heart health initiative in North Carolina.
Author(s): Jenn Lukens Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 03/2016 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details