Rural Health and Well-Being
A two-part recorded webinar that first discusses social well-being in rural areas and suggested policy and programmatic interventions to improve well-being. Also provides information on the community-based participatory research Health Equity for Rural Mothers and Families Project (HER), which advocates for health equity for pregnant women and new mothers in rural North Carolina.
Part 1 Slides, Part 2 Slides
Author(s): Carrie Henning-Smith, Sarah E. (Betsy) Bledsoe Date: 11/2023 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: North Central Regional Center for Rural Development view details
RCORP: Helping Meet Rural Needs
Video series featuring the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy's Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP), a multi-year initiative that funds a range of grant programs to help rural communities treat and prevent opioid use disorder. RCORP grantees share how they have used this funding to address the needs of their communities.
Date: 11/2023 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Extra Episode - Rural Communities Opioid Response Program with Megan Meacham and Sarah O'Donell
Podcast episode featuring Megan Meacham and Sarah O'Donnell from the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy. Describes the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP), which aims to improve access to substance use disorder, prevention, treatment, and recovery services in rural communities. Discusses examples of how RCORP grantees are effectively serving communities and tips for accessing resources to address the opioid crisis in tips for accessing resources to address the rural opioid crisis.
Date: 11/2023 Type: Audio Sponsoring organization: Impact! Communications, Inc. view details
Advancing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in United States Nutrition Programs: A Scoping Review
Highlights disparities in diet-related disease and food insecurity among disadvantaged groups and provides a scoping review of federal, state, and local food nutrition programs that address equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI). Analyzes 46 sources describing EDI strategies focused on issues such as program design, food justice and access, workforce needs, and more. Includes programs that work with rural populations.
Author(s): Bailey Houghtaling, Mayra Crespo-Bellido, Shelly Palmer, et al. Date: 10/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Gretchen Swanson Center for Nutrition, No Kid Hungry view details
Community Well-Being and Civil Discourse in Nonmetropolitan Nebraska
Analyzes 2023 Nebraska Rural Poll Results related to how rural Nebraskans perceive community supports, political opportunities and discourse, and impacts of politics on community culture, engagement, and civility. Includes survey data and demographic information on survey respondents.
Author(s): Rebecca Vogt, Heather Akin, Cheryl Burkhart-Kriesel, et al. Date: 10/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: University of Nebraska-Lincoln view details