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New Hampshire Resources

Rural and Non-Rural New Hampshire Regional Public Health Networks 2017/2018
County-level map with shadings showing rural and non-rural regional public health network areas.
Date: 2021
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: New Hampshire Rural Health & Primary Care
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Listening to Rural Stories: Q&A with Alisa Druzba
An interview with Alisa Druzba, director of the New Hampshire's Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, who discusses her journey to becoming a State Office of Rural Health (SORH) director, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on her state, and the work her office focuses on to support rural New Hampshire.
Author(s): Allee Mead
Date: 11/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Advocacy in New Hampshire Procures More Funding for Provider Recruitment
Describes how the New Hampshire Health Care Workforce Coalition lobbied for state legislation to increase the annual budget for the State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) to enhance recruitment of healthcare providers. SLRP activities include securing hospitalists for Critical Access Hospitals, Medicaid school psychologists, and other healthcare professionals; developing loan repayment programs for dentists and behavioral health providers; and more.
Author(s): Beth Blevins
Date: 07/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health
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Distribution of New Hampshire's Older Population Complicates Health Care Delivery During Coronavirus Epidemic
Describes the spatial distribution of the New Hampshire population aged 65 and older, as it relates to healthcare access in the state during the response to COVID-19.
Author(s): Kenneth M. Johnson
Date: 03/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Carsey School of Public Policy
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Tracking Change in the North Country: Paths to the Future of Coös County
Summarizes the findings of several studies focused on the rural community of Coos County, New Hampshire and surrounding areas transitioning from a manufacturing to a tourism based economy. Includes the results from a survey of rural adults to understand their perceptions of the economic, social, and environmental issues in their community. Discusses a 10-year study of youth health and social behavior including their attachment to school and community, expectations for the future, and decisions regarding where they want to live and work as young adults.
Author(s): Eleanor Jaffee
Date: 09/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Carsey School of Public Policy
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Determining Spatial Access to Opioid Use Disorder Treatment and Emergency Medical Services in New Hampshire
Highlights a study on the effect of geospatial determinants on access to opioid use disorder treatment and emergency medical services in New Hampshire. Breaks down data by metropolitan, micropolitan, small town, and rural communities.
Author(s): Yanjia Cao, Kathleen Stewart, Eric Wish, et al.
Citation: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 101, 55-66
Date: 06/2019
Type: Document
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Case Study: New England
Results of a field study focused on two rural funding organizations in Maine and New Hampshire, documenting how philanthropy and community can work together to support rural vitality. Part of the Rural Philanthropic Analysis series.
Date: 06/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Campbell University Office of Rural Philanthropic Analysis
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Mapping the Food Landscape in New Hampshire
Examines access to food and food support in New Hampshire at a census tract level. Covers farm and non-farm retail food sources, retail sites that accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Special Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), food support sites such as the National School Lunch Program, and food pantries. Identifies less densely populated areas and areas with more people in poverty and discusses some issues specific to rural areas of the state.
Author(s): Jessica A. Carson
Date: 06/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Carsey School of Public Policy
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New Hampshire 10-Year Mental Health Plan
Details New Hampshire's 10-year mental health plan. Discusses community education, prevention, and inpatient and outpatient care, among other methods for addressing mental health and substance abuse across the state.
Date: 01/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
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2019 New Hampshire Psychologist Workforce Data Report
An overview of the psychologist workforce in New Hampshire, based on data from 154 actively practicing New Hampshire-licensed psychologists who renewed their licenses between April-June 2019. Features statistics including demographics, education, practice status and capacity, retention, and practice location, with breakdowns by rural and nonrural areas.
Date: 2019
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
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Last Updated: 6/8/2022