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Pennsylvania Mobile Team Addresses Substance Use Disorders
Features the Addiction Recovery Mobile Outreach Team (ARMOT) program, which supports patients in the recovery process and educates medical staff on addiction and recovery. ARMOT is a collaboration of three hospitals, two substance abuse providers, and the Armstrong-Indiana-Clarion Drug and Alcohol Commission.
Author(s): Allee Mead
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 11/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Analysis of Domestic Violence Services in Rural Pennsylvania
A study of domestic violence services, such as shelter needs, community partnerships, and coalition building in rural Pennsylvania. Specific focus on barriers to services that impact rural areas.
Author(s): Gayatri Devi, Tara Mitchell, Nicole Burkholder-Mosco, et al.
Date: 09/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Rural Pennsylvania
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Hospitalizations for Overdose of Pain Medication and Heroin
Presents information on hospitalizations in Pennsylvania for overdoses of pain medication and heroin between 2000 and 2014. Includes data for rural and urban counties.
Date: 01/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council
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Rural Pennsylvania: Where Is It Anyway?
A discussion of the many rural definitions used for the administration of public programming and research in regard to Pennsylvania. Includes county level maps for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Metropolitan-Non-Metropolitan; U.S. Census Bureau; RUCA Codes; and Center for Rural Pennsylvania county, municipality, and school district definitions.
Date: 01/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health
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Rural Health Pulse Podcast
Podcast highlights a collaboration between the Indiana Regional Medical Center and the Indiana University of Pennsylvania and discusses rural health concerns in the Indiana, PA.
Type: Audio
Sponsoring organizations: Indiana Regional Medical Center, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
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Pennsylvania Opioid Data Dashboard
Interactive dashboard showing data on opioids in Pennsylvania, including county-level estimates on individuals with drug use disorders and drug overdose deaths. Also includes information on prevention efforts such as the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) and other programs; treatment access and types; and life-saving measures such as naloxone and emergency room use.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Pennsylvania Department of Health
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Climate and Hazard Mitigation Planning (CHaMP) Tool
A mapping tool that shows county- and state-level changes in climate between 1981 and 2021 for 15 U.S. states. Allows user to select for climate events such as extreme heat, wildfire, severe weather, tropical storms/hurricanes, and more.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organizations: Carolina Integrated Sciences and Assessments (CISA), Great Lakes Integrated Sciences and Assessments (GLISA), Mid-Atlantic Integrated Sciences and Assessments (MARISA)
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Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center - Virtual Office Hours and Events
Lists the virtual office hours hosted by the Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center (MATRC), including recurring question and answer sessions related to telehealth technology, telemental health, school-based telehealth, and more.
Type: Calendar/Event List
Sponsoring organization: Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center
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​Pennsylvania Mental Wellness Resources for the Agriculture Community
Offers mental health resources for farmers in Pennsylvania, including the AgriStress Helpline for Pennsylvania.
833.897.AGRI (833.897.2474)
Type: Hotline
Sponsoring organizations: AgriSafe Network, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture
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Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program Eligibility and Participation
Presents an interactive map to explore Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program eligibility and participation at the state and county levels in 8 states: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Provides statistics on age, race/ethnicity, educational attainment, employment status, health insurance status, and more.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Last Updated: 4/17/2024