Mental Health concerns every part of the state. This story map shows mental health treatment determinants in Missouri.
Though the U.S. as a whole has experienced a population increase, many areas have seen a decrease in population. Changes in population occur through natural population changes and migration. A variety of factors influence these population changes including cultural, economic, and environmental influences.
The Rural Opioid Response Hub provides access to a collection of opioid-related data, resources, and tools. It is an online platform for communities across Missouri working to increase substance abuse prevention efforts and address social issues that contribute to the accessibility and abuse of opiates.
The vulnerable populations footprint tool is a compact mapping and reporting platform that identifies geographic areas with high rates of poverty and low educational attainment – the two indicators demonstrated to be the primary social determinants of population health. Thresholds for target area identification are adjustable, allowing the tool to be utilized in all geographic areas where regional rates may be higher or lower than the national average.