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 view details
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
Author(s): Beth Blevins Date: 07/2020 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health view details
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 view details
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 view details
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 view details
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 view details
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 view details