Project Profile: Teen Speak-Out

PROJECT: Engaging rural teenagers to develop community-driven interventions to address stress. METHODS: • Convened five community Teen Speak-Out dinners with prompting questions, discussions, and brainstorming to identify perceptions of approaches to address stress • Recruited 35 teens (including two youth leaders) aged 13-19 from the Woodsville (NH), Blue Mountain Union (VT), and Oxbow (VT) school …

Project Profile: Patient Decision Aid for Depression

PROJECT: Guide the development of an encounter-based decision aid for depression that can be seamlessly embedded into primary care clinics. The tool will facilitate routine depression screening while linking real-time decision support to patients who screen positive for depression. METHODS: Four focus groups (6-12 people each) including individuals with depression, members of the general public, …

Project Profile: Connecting Patients and Researchers in Patient-Centered Vascular Disease Research

Patients with vascular disease want to share their personal experiences, connect with other patients, and more actively participate in research to help others. Clinicians and researchers in vascular care have been largely unable to connect with patients with vascular disease and engage in patient-centered outcomes research. To create a network between researchers, clinicians, and patients …

Project Profile: Standing Strong

A community-led initiative to improve care for our aging population Community Connection Why Quail Hollow? Strategies Desired Outcomes Summary Contact Info Part of an ongoing effort to improve care coordination between community services and health systems, by creating a communication process between Emergency Medical Services and Primary Care Physicians that will reduce unnecessary Emergency Department …

Project Profile: Mental Health at the Margins

Background What was Discovered Next Steps Mental Health at the Margins uses qualitative and participatory research methods to learn about the perspectives and experiences of low-income rural populations. This information will be used to recommend strategies for designing culturally-appropriate mental health supports with the longer-term goal of reducing rural mental health disparities. Funding: Dartmouth Synergy …

Project Profile: Healthy Families Mobile Phone Pilot

The Aim of the Healthy Families workgroup: Ensure healthy lives and well being for people of all ages. Allow all families to thrive by eliminating all barriers to safe housing, employment, education and nutritious food. Some identified barriers include limited transportation, unintended pregnancy, limited communication, poverty, and lack of affordable, quality child and elder care. …

Project Profile: MySafePlan

Contents Background  MySafePlan- a Mobile App Background Data  Next Steps More Information / Contact PROJECT: MySafePlan mobile app GOAL: Engage women in developing a digital technology to provide easily accessible resources needed for self care, recovery, and parenting and to support compliance with the federal mandate for a plan of safe care for babies born exposed to …

Project Profile: NH Falls Prevention Network Hub

Background  Background Data More Information / Contact PROJECT: NH Falls Prevention Network Hub GOALS: (1) Establish FPN-Hub and workflows to coordinate Falls Prevention efforts across NH. (2) Enroll at least 600 participants in NH evidence-based community programs (Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance® and Matter of Balance) falls prevention programs in each year of the grant …