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Jul

25

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Rural Opioid Educational Resources

Posted by on July 25th, 2018 0 comments

The National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health has developed a compendium of resources for rural opioid education. New resources are added as available. Access the toolkit to find reports, recordings of webinars, best practices, training materials, treatment resources and customizable posters, flyers and brochures.

Posted in: Rural, Substance Addiction and Misuse

Jul

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Heat Illness Prevention

Posted by on July 13th, 2018 0 comments

Heat illness prevention is crucial to those working outdoors in the summer. The Pacific NW Agricultural Safety and Health Center provides resources and training materials for educators. Included are the Four Types of Heat Illness (heat cramps, fainting, heat exhaustion, heat stroke); Identification and Treatment; Steps to Heat Illness Prevention; and Resources. Tools are available in… Read More »

Posted in: Minority Health Concerns, Multilingual, Rural

Jun

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Rural Response to the Opioid Crisis

Posted by on June 14th, 2018 0 comments

This new topic guide from the Rural Health Information Hub identifies rural-specific initiatives and funding opportunities, program examples, and tools and resources focused on prevention, harm reduction, and treatment, to help address this crisis in your rural community. This guide will help you learn about activities underway to address the opioid crisis in rural communities at… Read More »

Posted in: Rural, Substance Addiction and Misuse

May

25

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Rural Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Toolkit

Posted by on May 25th, 2018 0 comments

This toolkit is designed to help organizations identify and implement a health promotion programs. It also provides best practices and resources for small and rural communities. https://news.nnlm.gov/bhic/ruralhealth  

Posted in: Rural

May

10

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Rural Data Visualizations

Posted by on May 10th, 2018 0 comments

The Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub) provides a Rural Data Visualization resource with access to a range of tools to explore issues that impact rural health. The visualizations are based on data from federal and other publicly available data sources, and illustrate that data in a variety of formats to show how rural areas compare…. Read More »

Posted in: Rural

Apr

09

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Emergency Preparedness Toolkit for Rural Communities

Posted by on April 9th, 2018 0 comments

Emergency Preparedness and Recovery: A Toolkit for Rural Communities is a publication from the Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association. Focused on disaster recovery in rural communities, this toolkit is the product of a grant from the American Planning Association in which recipients focused on a high priority project in their community that emphasized… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Rural

Mar

15

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Rural Food Access Toolkit

Posted by on March 15th, 2018 0 comments

The Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub) makes available a new toolkit. This toolkit compiles evidence-based models and resources to support organizations implementing food access programs in rural communities across the United States. Created in collaboration with the University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center, this toolkit is designed to guide users through creating a sustainable program… Read More »

Posted in: Low Income, Rural

Jan

24

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Farm Town Strong

Posted by on January 24th, 2018 0 comments

The opioid crisis has struck farm and ranch families much harder than the rest of rural America. Farmers report that it is easy for someone in their community to access a large amount opioids, while access to treatment and services is not so easy. The American Farm Bureau Federation and the National Farmers Union have… Read More »

Posted in: Rural, Substance Addiction and Misuse

Jan

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What rural schools can do to help address Adverse Childhood Experiences

Posted by on January 24th, 2018 0 comments

This topic guide from the Rural Health Information Hub has been updated with a new FAQ on what rural schools can do to help address Adverse Childhood Experiences in their students. Rural schools play an important role in the health of students and the community. The guide give ideas for health-related activities schools can engage… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Rural

Jan

22

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Review of Primary Care Recruitment and Retention Strategies

Posted by on January 22nd, 2018 0 comments

Academy Health is a nonprofit organization focused on health services research published a rapid evidence review titled, What are Effective Approaches for Recruiting and Retaining Rural Primary Care Health Professionals? This review summarizes peer-reviewed systematic reviews discussing recruitment and retention strategies for primary healthcare providers in rural areas that were published between 2004 and 2017.

Posted in: General, Rural

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