Current IRH Research and Projects
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) - The Economic Burden of Injuries to Alaska Natives: Implications for Prevention and Health Policy
To measure the economic burden of injury in Alaska Native communities and estimate the relative cost-effectiveness of injury prevention interventions.
To create an infrastructure for reducing suicide attempts/completions among Idaho youth ages 10-24 through trainings and partnering with other suicide prevention groups.
This school- and community-based program seeks to reduce suicide in school-age children through gatekeeper trainings on the signs and symptoms of mental disorders and trauma.
Examines the positive and negative aspects of providing care for people who have experienced suffering or trauma. The AAYSP project incorporates this Professional Quality of Life research, found at proqol.org.
To deliver educational and clinical services to rural areas using state-of-the-art telenetworking technologies.
AmeriCorps service program that places members throughout Idaho to support community based, culturally appropriate, and rurally adapted health activities.
Idaho Healthcare for Children and Families (IHCF)
This AmeriCorps program funded by Serve Idaho places members in Head Start and Early Head Start programs to provide outreach to children and families, assist with advocacy needs, and provide health education.
Part of a national initiative to increase public awareness of mental illness and mental health issues.
To address hospital discharge planning in rural and underserved areas and increase statewide resources for both consumers and professionals.
To improve the health of rural Idahoans and populations and to assist members in providing leadership on rural issues.
A 3D interactive virtual environment for collaborative immersive learning experiences for the healthcare, emergency preparedness, and educational services industries.
Safe and Stable Families
To increase the well-being of and improve permanency outcomes for children affected by a parent’s or caretaker’s substance abuse.
To advance Idaho’s statewide system of support for both civilian and military individuals with a TBI and their families.