Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Resources

Expert Help & Training

AIDS Education and Training Center Program: National Coordinating Resource Center (AETC-NCRC)

Offers online training resources, technical assistance, capacity building support, and other services to help clinicians, clinics, and health systems provide high-quality HIV/AIDS care. Helps increase the number of healthcare professionals able and willing to offer effective counseling, diagnostic, treatment, mental health, and substance abuse services to people living with or at risk of contracting HIV.

Sponsor: HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB)
Fletcher Group Rural Center of Excellence (RCOE)

Provides technical assistance to help establish and expand recovery housing services and evidence-based treatment and prevention programs in over 100 counties highly impacted by substance use disorders (SUD) in Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, Georgia, Tennessee, Mississippi, Washington, Oregon, Montana, and Idaho. The Fletcher Group RCOE is one of the Rural Centers of Excellence on Substance Use Disorders funded through HRSA's Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP).

Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND)

Fifty-two institutions are funded to offer interdisciplinary training to professionals dedicated to caring for children with neurodevelopmental and other related developmental disabilities (DD), such as autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and intellectual disabilities. Care for children affected by neonatal abstinence syndrome and other prenatal exposures may also be covered in the training. Prepares individuals for leadership roles in academic, clinical, public health, and public policy fields to advance care and treatment for children with ASD or DD. Works to enhance clinical competence, increase awareness, reduce barriers to screening and diagnosis, and promote evidence-based interventions for children who have or are at risk of developing ASD or DD through training for providers.

Sponsor: Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB)
National Clinician Consultation Center (NCCC)

Provides healthcare providers with free and confidential consultation services and clinical resources on HIV/AIDS-related topics, such as testing, prevention, treatment, and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP). Includes online and phone-based advice from leading clinicians with expert knowledge on managing HIV/AIDS, perinatal HIV, hepatitis C, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), substance use, and exposure to bloodborne pathogens.

Sponsor: HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB)
Pediatric Mental Health Care Access Program (PMHCA)

Provides tele-consultation, training, technical assistance and care coordination using telehealth to help providers integrate behavioral healthcare services into pediatric primary care. Supports the use of telehealth and other technologies to improve the ability of providers to diagnose, treat, and refer children with mental health conditions. Seeks to increase access to treatment and referral services for children and adolescents with behavioral health conditions in rural and underserved areas.

Sponsor: Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB)
University of Rochester Medicine Recovery Center of Excellence (RCOE)

Offers technical assistance and information resources to help rural communities identify and implement evidence-based practices to reduce negative outcomes related to substance use disorder (SUD), including the use of synthetic opioids. Provides assistance to communities nationwide while partnering with 20 specific high-need Appalachian counties in Kentucky, New York, Ohio, and West Virginia to combat the opioid crisis. The UR Medicine RCOE is one of the Rural Centers of Excellence on Substance Use Disorders funded through HRSA's Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP).

Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
University of Vermont Center on Rural Addiction (CORA)

Supports capacity building efforts for the prevention and treatment of substance use disorders (SUD) in rural counties of Vermont, Maine, and New Hampshire disproportionately affected by SUD. Utilizes innovative technology and telehealth strategies to identify real-time needs in communities, disseminate education and resources on evidence-based approaches, and provide ongoing training and technical assistance to providers in order to more effectively address the needs of individuals with SUD and related issues. CORA is one of the Rural Centers of Excellence on Substance Use Disorders funded through HRSA's Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP).

Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)

Funding

Funding to address substance use disorders (SUDs) and related issues. List may include programs with a primary purpose other than addressing SUDs.

National Health Service Corps Students to Service Loan Repayment Program (NHSC S2S LRP)

Provides funding for loan repayment for students in their last year of pursuing a degree in allopathic medicine, osteopathic medicine, or dentistry in exchange for 3-year full-time or 6-year half-time service commitments providing primary care services in Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) upon the completion of their residency.

Application Deadline: Nov 5, 2020
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Rural Health Care Services Outreach Program

Provides funding to implement community-based outreach programs to enhance the delivery of healthcare to underserved rural populations. Promotes community engagement and collaboration between local healthcare and social service providers to expand services using innovative, evidence-based models, with the goal of improving health outcomes and population health for rural areas at the local or regional level. Offers two funding tracks, including the Healthy Rural Hometown Initiative (HRHI), which is designed to reduce rural health disparities related to the five leading causes of avoidable death by addressing the underlying factors and social determinants of health that can impact health and wellness.

Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2020
Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program (HTPCP) Inactive

Funds to develop community-based projects to expand access to quality child and family healthcare in rural and underserved areas. Promotes collaboration between pediatric providers, human service organizations, and community leaders to expand access to quality clinical and public health services and programs for mothers, infants, children, and adolescents to improve the physical, mental, and social-emotional health status of children and families. Includes substance use services for children and adolescents at risk for substance use disorders (SUD).

Application Deadline: Oct 6, 2020
Sponsor: Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB)
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Planning (RCORP – Planning) Inactive

Strengthens rural communities' ability to conduct planning to engage high risk populations and expand capacity for effective prevention, treatment, and recovery responses to substance use disorder (SUD) and opioid use disorder (OUD) in rural counties.

Application Deadline: Jul 13, 2020
Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Rural Residency Planning and Development (RRPD) Program Inactive

Works to prepare and encourage physicians to practice healthcare in rural communities. Funds the planning and development of programs to train residents in rural residency programs in family medicine, internal medicine, public health, preventive medicine, psychiatry, general surgery, obstetrics and gynecology.

Application Deadline: Jul 2, 2020
Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Advanced Nursing Education Nurse Practitioner Residency Integration Program (ANE-NPRIP) Inactive

Expands and enhances existing 12-month nurse practitioner (NP) residency programs with the goal of increasing the number of new, qualified primary care or behavioral health NPs prepared to work in integrated, community-based settings, especially in rural or underserved areas.

Application Deadline: Jun 8, 2020
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Implementation (RCORP – Implementation) Inactive

Provides funds to implement evidence-based or promising prevention, treatment, and recovery activities for substance use disorder (SUD), including opioid use disorder (OUD), in rural communities. Expands access to prevention, treatment, and recovery services for rural residents diagnosed with or at risk of OUD/SUD, their families, and others in the community.

Application Deadline: May 29, 2020
Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program (NHSC LRP) Inactive

Provides funding for loan repayment for primary care, dental, and behavioral/mental health professionals in exchange for 2-year service obligations at NHSC-approved sites in a Primary Care, Dental, and Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) in rural, urban, and underserved areas.

Application Deadline: May 21, 2020
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
National Health Service Corps Rural Community Loan Repayment Program (NHSC Rural Community LRP) Inactive

Provides funding for loan repayment for primary care and behavioral/mental health professionals in exchange for 3-year service obligations at NHSC-approved sites in a Primary Care and Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) in rural communities. Seeks to increase the number of primary care and behavioral/mental health professionals providing opioid use disorder (OUD) and substance use disorders (SUDs) treatment and services to patients in rural areas.

Application Deadline: May 21, 2020
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
National Health Service Corps Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment Program (NHSC SUD Workforce LRP) Inactive

Provides funding for loan repayment for substance use disorder (SUD) primary care and behavioral/mental health professionals in exchange for 3-year service obligations at NHSC-approved sites in Mental Health and/or Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) in rural and underserved areas.

Application Deadline: May 21, 2020
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program (NHSC SP) Inactive

Addresses primary care provider shortages by offering scholarships to health professions students in exchange for full-time service obligations at NHSC-approved sites in a Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) in urban, rural, or tribal communities.

Application Deadline: May 15, 2020
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Nurse Corps Scholarship Program (Nurse Corps SP) Inactive

Addresses health professional shortages by offering scholarships to eligible nursing students in exchange for full-time service obligations at critical shortage facilities (CSFs) located in primary care or mental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).

Application Deadline: May 8, 2020
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Opioid-Impacted Family Support Program Inactive

Expands and enhances training programs for paraprofessionals in behavioral health fields in order to improve services for children whose parents are impacted by opioid use disorder (OUD) or substance use disorder (SUD). Increases the number of paraprofessionals and peer support specialists working as members of integrated, interprofessional teams in high-demand areas to reduce the risk of mental health disorders and SUD among children, adolescents, transitional aged youth and their families.

Application Deadline: Apr 27, 2020
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Part C: Capacity Development Program Inactive

Funds infrastructure enhancements and capacity building efforts to develop, improve, or extend access to effective primary healthcare services for rural or underserved individuals with HIV. Supports staff training, treatment programs, and other activities to offer improved care to patients with chronic disease and co-occurring mental illness and opioid or other substance use disorders.

Application Deadline: Apr 23, 2020
Sponsor: HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB)
Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program (NCLRP) Inactive

Provides funding for loan repayment for registered nurses (RNs), advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), and nurse faculty in exchange for full-time service obligations at critical shortage facilities (CSFs) located in primary care or mental health Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) or at a school of nursing. Addresses nursing shortages to meet the healthcare needs of underserved communities.

Application Deadline: Mar 12, 2020
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship (NAT) Program Inactive

Offers funding to eligible institutions that then distribute funds, based on a formula, to full-time nurse anesthetist trainees to help cover the required education and living expenses. Seeks to increase the number of certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) practicing in rural and underserved areas. Supports didactic and clinical teaching and training for nurse anesthetists trainees (NATs) in various areas, including opioid use disorder (OUD) management and medication-assisted treatment (MAT).

Application Deadline: Mar 6, 2020
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Postdoctoral Training in General, Pediatric, and Public Health Dentistry Inactive

Supports the planning, development, operation, and participation in accredited postdoctoral training programs for general dentistry, pediatric dentistry, and dental public health. Seeks to improve health outcomes by providing low-income, underserved, uninsured, underrepresented minority, rural, and other disadvantaged populations with increased access to oral health services.

Application Deadline: Feb 12, 2020
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Primary Care Training and Enhancement: Residency Training in Primary Care (PCTE-RTPC) Program Inactive

Aims to increase the number of primary care physicians capable and willing to provide care to rural and/or underserved communities by funding accredited residency training program improvements in family medicine, general internal medicine, general pediatrics, or combined internal medicine and pediatrics. Works to reduce healthcare expenses, improve care quality, and increase access to healthcare by preparing and encouraging residency graduates to serve in rural and/or underserved areas.

Application Deadline: Jan 24, 2020
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) Program Inactive

Funds to support new and existing medical and dental residency training programs in community-based, ambulatory patient care settings. Helps address health professional shortages by supporting efforts to encourage and prepare residents to offer high-quality healthcare to rural and underserved communities.

Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2019
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Medication-Assisted Treatment (RCORP-MAT Expansion) Inactive

Provides funds to increase the number of hospitals, health clinics, or tribal organizations providing medication-assisted treatment (MAT) in high-risk rural communities. Seeks to provide individuals with opioid use disorder (OUD) in rural communities more access points to receive evidence-based MAT and related healthcare and services to support treatment, such as transportation assistance or referrals for substance use disorder (SUD) treatment, and mental health services.

Application Deadline: Jun 10, 2019
Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Integrated Behavioral Health Services (IBHS) Supplemental Funding Inactive

Seeks to expand access to quality integrated behavioral healthcare services at health centers receiving Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Program (H80) funding. Provides behavioral health services to prevent, diagnose, and treat mental illness, substance use disorders (SUDs), including opioid use disorder (OUD), and co-occurring physical conditions. Supports activities related to workforce expansion, professional development and training, telehealth, health information technology (HIT), enhancing clinical workflow and practice transformation, and building outreach and community partnerships.

Application Deadline: May 13, 2019
Sponsor: Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC)
Opioid Workforce Expansion Program (OWEP) - Professionals Inactive

Funds to expand community-based training for the treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD) and substance use disorders (SUD), especially among affected rural youth, for students pursuing advanced degrees in behavioral health.

Application Deadline: May 7, 2019
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Health Center Program New Access Points (NAP) Inactive

Provides funding to establish new health centers that offer comprehensive primary healthcare services to underserved communities, including rural, migrant, and homeless populations and public housing residents. Aims to increase the number of individuals who receive primary healthcare services, improve patients' overall health status, and reduce health disparities in vulnerable communities. Supports health centers operating on a permanent, full-time basis that address issues of healthcare accessibility and affordability in areas with shortages of health services.

Application Deadline: Mar 12, 2019
Sponsor: Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC)
Advanced Nursing Education Nurse Practitioner Residency (ANE-NPR) Program Inactive

Provides funding to support the development, enhancement, or expansion of nurse practitioner (NP) residency programs. Focuses on providing residency training opportunities that include interprofessional, team-centered, clinical, and academic training experiences. Offers employment assistance to program participants to increase access to primary care, especially in rural and underserved communities.

Application Deadline: Mar 4, 2019
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Advanced Nursing Education Workforce (ANEW) Program Inactive

Supports academic clinical partnerships to train and prepare nursing school graduates to offer healthcare services to rural and underserved communities. Aims to increase access to primary medical care by funding the development and implementation of longitudinal clinical training experiences for nurse practitioners (NPs), clinical nurse specialists (CNSs), and nurse midwives (NMs).

Application Deadline: Jan 8, 2019
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Healthy Start Initiative: Eliminating Disparities in Perinatal Health Inactive

Funds programs to reduce health disparities and decrease the rates of infant mortality and adverse perinatal outcomes before, during, and after pregnancy among racial/ethnic minority populations. Serves women, infants, and families for the first 18 months after birth in high-risk communities. Provides services to increase access to quality healthcare and social services for women and infants. Promotes family health and wellness, health education, and prevention activities to support safe and healthy pregnancies, births, and early childhood development.

Application Deadline: Nov 27, 2018
Sponsor: Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB)
Screening and Treatment for Maternal Depression and Related Behavioral Disorders Program Inactive

Funds to increase statewide or regional access to services for the screening, assessment, and treatment of maternal depression and related behavioral health disorders among pregnant and postpartum women. Offers resources to providers to improve the mental health and well-being of women and the social and emotional development of their children. Provides women in rural and underserved areas with affordable and culturally/linguistically appropriate treatment and recovery support services for a wide-range of disorders, including depression, anxiety, opioid use disorder (OUD), and alcohol use disorder.

Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 16, 2018
Application Deadline: Aug 6, 2018
Sponsor: Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB)
Advanced Nursing Education – Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners Program (ANE-SANE) Inactive

Provides funding for local, regional, or state-level organizations to develop advanced nursing education programs to train eligible nurses as sexual assault nurse examiners. Coordinates all aspects of the education process, from recruitment, didactic and clinical training, and monitoring experiential learning hours up to certification completion and the retention of sexual assault nurse examiners in the workforce. Seeks to increase the number of practicing sexual assault nurse examiners, especially among rural and underserved populations, with the goals of better physical and mental healthcare for survivors, better evidence collection, and higher prosecution rates

Application Deadline: Jul 26, 2018
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Expanding Access to Quality Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health Services (SUD-MH) Inactive

Funds to address opioid use disorder (OUD) and other substance use disorders (SUDs) by helping health centers employ evidence-based strategies, including prevention and treatment services as well as mental health services, to meet the needs of the population served by the health centers and expand access to services.

Application Deadline: Jul 16, 2018
Sponsor: Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC)
Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Program - Supplemental Funding Inactive

Funds health centers' efforts to address local behavioral health needs, specifically those related to mental health, substance use disorder (SUD), and opioid use disorder (OUD) in rural and other medically underserved communities. Aims to increase behavioral health and primary care services offered in communities with high need and high demand by expanding the trained professional and paraprofessional workforce to establish interprofessional healthcare teams in federally funded healthcare facilities.

Application Deadline: Jul 6, 2018
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Rural Health Integration Models for Parents and Children to Thrive (IMPACT) Inactive

Funds to establish three demonstration projects to implement evidence-based two-generational strategies addressing issues facing rural at-risk children, prenatal to age 3, and their parents, such as adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), maternal depression, mental health disorders, substance use disorder (SUD), opioid use, and related neonatal abstinence syndrome. Offers technical assistance, training, and support to demonstration sites to coordinate programs and services that support healthy childhood development and increase family economic opportunity.

Application Deadline: Jul 2, 2018
Sponsor: Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB)
Grants to States to Support Oral Health Workforce Activities Inactive

Funds for states to develop and implement programs to address the oral health workforce needs in Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas (Dental HPSAs), including those in rural communities. Supports new ideas, methods, and/or approaches to increase access to oral health services. Allows states to design programs to address two clinical priority areas: opioid use disorder (OUD) through safe and effective pain management and identification and treatment of substance abuse, and common risk factors for childhood obesity and dental caries.

Application Deadline: Mar 12, 2018
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Emergency Medical Services for Children State Partnership Program (EMSC SP) Inactive

Funds demonstration projects in states to improve the quality of emergency medical services (EMS) for children. Seeks innovative models and methods to strengthen EMS systems and improve health outcomes for children receiving emergency medical care. Supports enhancements to electronic health information systems, coordination of emergency care, education for emergency workforce, integration of pediatric components into emergency systems, and national quality improvement initiatives.

Application Deadline: Jan 8, 2018
Sponsor: Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB)
Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Part C: HIV Early Intervention Services (EIS) Program - New Geographic Service Areas Inactive

Funds primary healthcare and support services in an outpatient setting for low-income, uninsured, and underserved populations living with HIV in new geographic service areas. Helps provide HIV testing, diagnostic services, referral to healthcare and support services, mental health and substance abuse treatment, and other services to enable people with HIV to live healthy lives.

Application Deadline: Jan 2, 2018
Sponsor: HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB)
Predoctoral Pediatric Training in General Dentistry and Dental Hygiene Inactive

Offers funding to plan, develop, and operate predoctoral pediatric training programs for general dentistry or dental hygiene students. Seeks to improve oral health outcomes by increasing the number of dental health professionals trained and willing to provide dental care to vulnerable, underserved, and rural children between the ages of 0 and 5.

Application Deadline: Jan 30, 2017
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)

Information

Access to Care for Rural People with Disabilities Toolkit

Highlights evidence-based and promising models and related resources to implement, evaluate, and sustain programs to support access to care for people with disabilities in rural communities. Provides an overview of disability in rural areas, including barriers to care for rural people with disabilities. Product of the Rural Health Information Hub funded by a cooperative agreement through HRSA's Federal Office of Rural Health Policy.

Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Capital Funding for Rural Healthcare Topic Guide

Provides an overview of capital funding for rural healthcare, answers frequently asked questions on the topic, and links to additional resources and information for funding, events, and related organizations. Product of the Rural Health Information Hub funded by a cooperative agreement through HRSA's Federal Office of Rural Health Policy.

Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Community Paramedicine Topic Guide

Provides an overview of community paramedicine in rural areas, answers frequently asked questions on the topic, details successful rural model program examples, and links to additional resources and information for funding, events, and related organizations. Includes information and approaches that can be used to address transportation challenges and alternatives to travel, such as offering in-home services and health education for patients. Product of the Rural Health Information Hub funded by a cooperative agreement through HRSA's Federal Office of Rural Health Policy.

Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Health and Healthcare in Frontier Areas Topic Guide

Provides an overview of health and healthcare in frontier areas, answers frequently asked questions on the topic, and links to additional resources and information for funding, events, and related organizations. Product of the Rural Health Information Hub funded by a cooperative agreement through HRSA's Federal Office of Rural Health Policy.

Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
HRSA Behavioral Health Workforce Development Grants and Programs

Provides information on multiple grants and programs to support the development and education of the behavioral health workforce to meet the needs of rural, underserved, and other vulnerable populations. Includes a focus on expanding training programs for substance abuse prevention and treatment services.

Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
HRSA Nursing Workforce Development Grants and Programs

Provides information on multiple grants and programs to support the development and education of the nursing workforce to meet the needs of rural, underserved, and other vulnerable populations.

Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
HRSA Oral Health Workforce Development Grants and Programs

Provides information on multiple grants and programs to support the development and education of the oral health workforce to meet the needs of rural, underserved, and other vulnerable populations.

Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
HRSA Primary Care Workforce Development Grants and Programs

Provides information on multiple community-based training and faculty development grants and programs to support the education and training of primary care physicians and physician assistants to meet the needs of rural, underserved, and other vulnerable populations.

Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Human Services to Support Rural Health Topic Guide

Provides an overview of human services in rural America, answers frequently asked questions on the topic, details successful rural model program examples, and links to additional resources and information for funding, events, and related organizations. Product of the Rural Health Information Hub funded by a cooperative agreement through HRSA's Federal Office of Rural Health Policy.

Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Lessons Learned from the Rural Opioid Overdose Reversal Program

Documents the challenges, successes, and lessons learned from the Rural Opioid Overdose Reversal Program (ROOR), a 2015 pilot grant program administered by HRSA's Federal Office of Rural Health Policy. Includes resources to support related projects and programs, with links to training, data strategies, and outreach tools. Product of the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health funded by a cooperative agreement through HRSA's Federal Office of Rural Health Policy.

Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Mental Health in Rural Communities Toolkit

Highlights evidence-based and promising models and related resources to implement, evaluate, and sustain mental health programs in rural communities. Provides an overview of mental health in rural areas, including barriers to treatment and different factors that impact mental health. Product of the Rural Health Information Hub funded by a cooperative agreement through HRSA's Federal Office of Rural Health Policy.

Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH)

Offers access to national and state-level survey data on the health status of children in the U.S. Includes data on children ages 0-17 and examines factors related to the well-being and healthcare needs of children, their families, and communities. Includes data on the prevalence of health conditions, covering attention deficit disorder/attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism, and asthma, as well as other physical, mental, behavioral, and developmental conditions. Other survey topics include the quality and availability of healthcare, health insurance status and coverage adequacy, receipt of preventive and specialty care, medical home access, adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), school readiness, parental and family health, access to community-based services, and more.

Sponsor: Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB)
Rural Aging in Place Toolkit

Highlights evidence-based and promising models and related resources to implement, evaluate, and sustain programs to support aging in place for rural residents. Includes information and approaches that can be used or adapted to help aging adults with other health conditions, including those with opioid use disorder (OUD) or substance use disorder (SUD). Product of the Rural Health Information Hub funded by a cooperative agreement through HRSA's Federal Office of Rural Health Policy.

Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Rural Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Toolkit

Highlights evidence-based and promising models and related resources to implement, evaluate, and sustain health promotion and disease prevention in rural communities. Product of the Rural Health Information Hub funded by a cooperative agreement through HRSA's Federal Office of Rural Health Policy.

Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Rural Health Research Center Publications on Aging

Lists policy briefs, working papers, journal articles, and other publications on aging in rural areas published by federally-funded Rural Health Research Centers. Includes links to upcoming and archived webinars on the topic and other related projects. Product of the Rural Health Research Gateway funded by a cooperative agreement through HRSA's Federal Office of Rural Health Policy.

Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Rural Health Research Center Publications on Children and Adolescents

Lists policy briefs, working papers, journal articles, and other publications on children and adolescents in rural areas published by federally-funded Rural Health Research Centers. Includes links to upcoming and archived webinars on the topic and other related projects. Product of the Rural Health Research Gateway funded by a cooperative agreement through HRSA's Federal Office of Rural Health Policy.

Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Rural Health Research Center Publications on Emergency Medical Services and Trauma

Lists policy briefs, working papers, journal articles, and other publications on emergency medical services and trauma in rural areas published by federally-funded Rural Health Research Centers. Includes links to upcoming and archived webinars on the topic and other related projects. Product of the Rural Health Research Gateway funded by a cooperative agreement through HRSA's Federal Office of Rural Health Policy.

Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Rural Health Research Center Publications on Frontier Health

Lists policy briefs, working papers, journal articles, and other publications on frontier health published by federally-funded Rural Health Research Centers. Product of the Rural Health Research Gateway funded by a cooperative agreement through HRSA's Federal Office of Rural Health Policy.

Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Rural Health Research Center Publications on Maternal Health

Lists policy briefs, working papers, journal articles, and other publications on maternal health in rural areas published by federally-funded Rural Health Research Centers. Includes links to upcoming and archived webinars on the topic and other related projects. Product of the Rural Health Research Gateway funded by a cooperative agreement through HRSA's Federal Office of Rural Health Policy.

Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Rural Health Research Center Publications on Mental and Behavioral Health

Lists policy briefs, working papers, journal articles, and other publications on mental and behavioral health in rural areas published by federally-funded Rural Health Research Centers. Includes links to upcoming and archived webinars on the topic and other related projects. Product of the Rural Health Research Gateway funded by a cooperative agreement through HRSA's Federal Office of Rural Health Policy.

Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Rural Health Research Center Publications on Substance Use and Treatment

Lists policy briefs, working papers, journal articles, and other publications on substance use and treatment in rural areas published by federally-funded Rural Health Research Centers. Includes links to upcoming and archived webinars on the topic and other related projects. Product of the Rural Health Research Gateway funded by a cooperative agreement through HRSA's Federal Office of Rural Health Policy.

Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Rural Health Research Center Publications on Transportation

Lists policy briefs, working papers, journal articles, and other publications on transportation in rural areas published by federally-funded Rural Health Research Centers. Product of the Rural Health Research Gateway funded by a cooperative agreement through HRSA's Federal Office of Rural Health Policy.

Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Rural Healthcare Surge Readiness

Provides up-to-date resources, tools, and training to help rural healthcare systems prepare for and respond to a COVID-19 surge. Addresses unique issues and challenges in emergency medical services (EMS), inpatient and hospital, ambulatory, and long-term healthcare settings, covering a wide range of related topics, including healthcare operations, telehealth, behavioral health, and more. Product of the Rural Health Information Hub funded by a cooperative agreement through HRSA's Federal Office of Rural Health Policy.

Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Rural Prevention and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders Toolkit

Highlights evidence-based and promising models and related resources to implement, evaluate, and sustain substance use disorders prevention and treatment in rural communities. Identifies barriers to substance use disorder prevention and treatment in rural areas. Product of the Rural Health Information Hub funded by a cooperative agreement through HRSA's Federal Office of Rural Health Policy.

Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Rural Response to the Opioid Crisis Topic Guide

Provides an overview of the opioid crisis in rural America and includes information and resources on initiatives and funding opportunities to address the crisis. Covers successful rural model program examples, events, and other tools for prevention, harm reduction, and treatment. Product of the Rural Health Information Hub funded by a cooperative agreement through HRSA's Federal Office of Rural Health Policy.

Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Rural Suicide Prevention Toolkit

Highlights evidence-based and promising models and related resources to implement, evaluate, and sustain suicide prevention programs in rural communities. Product of the Rural Health Information Hub funded by a cooperative agreement through HRSA's Federal Office of Rural Health Policy.

Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Rural Tobacco Control and Prevention Toolkit

Highlights evidence-based and promising models and related resources to implement, evaluate, and sustain tobacco control and prevention in rural communities. Provides an overview of tobacco use in rural areas, including barriers to establishing tobacco control and prevention programs. Product of the Rural Health Information Hub funded by a cooperative agreement through HRSA's Federal Office of Rural Health Policy.

Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Rural Transportation Toolkit

Highlights evidence-based and promising models and related resources to implement, evaluate, and sustain transportation in rural communities. Provides an overview of transportation needs and barriers in rural areas. Product of the Rural Health Information Hub funded by a cooperative agreement through HRSA's Federal Office of Rural Health Policy.

Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Rural Tribal Health Topic Guide

Provides an overview of rural tribal health, answers frequently asked questions on the topic, details successful rural model program examples, and links to additional resources and information for funding, events, and related organizations. Product of the Rural Health Information Hub funded by a cooperative agreement through HRSA's Federal Office of Rural Health Policy.

Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Title V Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant Program

Provides an overview of the Title V Maternal Child Health Services Block Grant (MCHB) that works to support and improve the health and well-being of mothers, children, and families. Discusses the goals of Title V funding and how the block grant program is funded.

Sponsor: Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB)
Transportation to Support Rural Healthcare Topic Guide

Provides an overview of transportation in rural America as it relates to supporting access to rural health; answers frequently asked questions on the topic; and includes links to additional resources and information for funding, events, and related organizations. Product of the Rural Health Information Hub funded by a cooperative agreement through HRSA's Federal Office of Rural Health Policy.

Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Violence and Abuse in Rural America Topic Guide

Provides an overview of violence and abuse in rural America, answers frequently asked questions on the topic, details successful rural model program examples, and links to additional resources and information for funding, events, and related organizations. Product of the Rural Health Information Hub funded by a cooperative agreement through HRSA's Federal Office of Rural Health Policy.

Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)

Treatment & Services

Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program

Offers evidence-based, voluntary programs that provide families with regular, planned home visits from qualified health, social service, and child development professionals. Supports at-risk pregnant women and parents with children up to kindergarten entry with resources to raise physically, socially, and emotionally healthy children. Provides guidance on parenting and health topics, such as breastfeeding, safe sleep practices, injury prevention, nutrition, and childcare solutions. Seeks to improve maternal and child health, prevent child abuse and neglect, encourage positive parenting, and promote child development and school readiness.

Sponsor: Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB)
Sickle Cell Disease Newborn Screening Follow-Up Program

Offers appropriate follow-up support services for individuals identified with sickle cell disease and sickle cell trait. Aims to improve care for sickle cell disease and reduce the number of individuals who do not receive follow-up care. Services are provided through local community-based organizations located in 15 states across the U.S.

Sponsor: Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB)
Sickle Cell Disease Treatment Demonstration Regional Collaborative Program

Supports five regional coordinating centers that serve 30 states to expand access to quality care for patients with sickle cell disease. Works with sickle cell centers, primary care sites, community-based organizations, parents, and patients to provide coordinated, comprehensive, culturally competent, and family-centered care.

Sponsor: Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB)