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FORE is a national, private, grantmaking foundation focused on inspiring and accelerating action to end the opioid crisis.
"The Toolkit offers a process for examining organizational strengths, available resources, and opportunities for improvement through consideration of the following seven focus areas: 1. Organizational Commitment and Infrastructure 2. Staff Support and Supervision 3. Physical, Sensory, and Relational Environment 4. Intake Process 5. Programs and Services Implementation Support 6. Community Partnerships 7. Feedback and Evaluation"
SAMHSA: Psychosocial Issues for Children and Adolescents in Disasters Second Edition - this manual (second edition) is intended to reaffirm and extend the concepts expressed in the first ediction written by Norman L. Farberow, Ph.D. and Norma S. Gordon, Ph.D., published in 1981 under the title of Manual for Child Health Workers in Disasters.
Rural Community Action Guide: Promising Practices Supplement includes practices which have been built and launched by State and local leaders across the country. Practices are listed by state in each section, and includes, where available, links to find further information online. After travel and dozens of stakeholder interviews, these activities were identified as promising practices to showcase because they are something that another community can replicate or use to inspire their own action.
The purpose of the Navajo Maternal and Child Health Needs Assessment is to identify areas where maternal, infant, and child health can improve on the Navajo Nation. In the Diné (the Navajo name for themselves) view, the concept of ‘health’ goes well beyond familiar socioeconomic and medical models. At the same time, that broader view does not exclude important scientific health information. That inclusive viewpoint is reflected in this document to keep in mind the roles of family, our land, Navajo traditional practices and values as Diné, in guiding efforts to sustain the public’s health and safety, protect our Navajo citizens, and support living in harmony with Navajo community surroundings.
The HEALing Communities Study was developed to address the devasting consequences of the opioid crisis through testing the impact of a community-based, data- driven approach to implementing a set of EBPs to address opioid misuse, treat OUD, and prevent overdose deaths across multiple settings (health care, behavioral health, justice) in a sample of highly affected commu-nities.
In this report from NIH Research Matters: Rural youth often lack access to suicide prevention services, researchers found that despite higher suicide rates among rural youth, rural areas have fewer mental health facilities that provide suicide prevention services for youth. Moreover, the findings highlight the need to improve availability of mental health care in rural areas.
Tribal Epidemiology Centers (TECs) work in partnership with local or area tribes to improve the health and wellbeing of tribal members by offering culturally competent approaches to eliminate health disparities faced by American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations. In addition to partnering with tribes, TECs receive funding from and coordinate their activities with federal, state, and local agencies, and academic institutions throughout the country. TECs provide various types of support and services based on organizational structure, tribal populations served, and their mission and goals. This fact sheet provides a general overview of TECs and examples of each TEC’s key programs and activities.
Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board states their mission is "to eliminate health disparities and improve the quality of life of American Indians and Alaska Natives by supporting Northwest Tribes in their delivery of culturally appropriate, high quality healthcare."
Safe Project - Stop the Addiction Fatality Epidemic Provides resources to help families find support such as treatment locations, get connected with persons with lived-experience, and how to reduce shame and stigma.