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Handbook of Research on Leadership and Advocacy for Children and Families in Rural Poverty
The coordination of behavioral health services with primary care settings in order to attend to the overall healthcare needs of those seeking services.
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Finding Strength in the Struggle: Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Children and Families Living in Rural Poverty
Loni Crumb (East Carolina University, USA), Madeline Clark (The University of Toledo, USA), and Susan M. Long (The University of Toledo, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-2787-0.ch009
Poverty is an intersectional issue, as children; women; men; people of color; people who identify as lesbian, gay, or transgender; and immigrant groups are all prone to experience the multifaceted impact of poverty. People who live in rural poverty are likely to experience more severe and persistent mental health disorders. This chapter provides an overview of how rural poverty impacts the mental health and wellbeing of diverse children and families. The authors discuss issues faced by residents living in rural poverty and provide multiple strength-based strategies that behavioral service providers can use to provide culturally relevant mental healthcare in impoverished rural communities. Lastly, the authors offer suggestions for future research.
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The Emerging Concept of an Inclusive mHealth Ecosystem in India
It is an approach to deal with healthcare system networks and connections between different healthcare organizations with a focus to increase the continuum of healthcare delivery around patients and populations.
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