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Violence and Abuse in Rural America – News

News stories from the past 60 days.

Jul 8, 2024 - Announces funding opportunities through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, to support women's behavioral health. The grants will help expand access to services and enhance the ability of healthcare providers to identify and address mental health conditions, substance use, and gender-based violence.
Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Jun 13, 2024 - Discusses the lack of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANEs) in rural Minnesota. Highlights solutions to increase access through training and statewide protocols.
Source: MinnPost
May 31, 2024 - The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Office on Violence Against Women will hold a virtual public meeting of the Task Force on Research on Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women on June 17, 2024, from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Eastern. Agenda items include an update on the National Institute of Justice's research program on violence against American Indian and Alaska Native women and facilitated Task Force discussion and recommendations addressing violence against American Indian and Alaska Native Women. Registration is required by June 12, 2024.
Source: Federal Register

Last Updated: 7/9/2024