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America's Mental Health Care Deserts: Where is it Hard to Access Care?

Source
ABC News
Date
May 18, 2022
Summary
Describes the lack of mental health providers in rural areas, with 75% of rural counties having no mental health providers. Notes that Texas has the highest number of counties without providers and that Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota have the highest percentage of counties with no providers. Highlights greater lack of access to mental healthcare for Native Americans, and discusses organizations working to provide mental health services to youth in mental healthcare deserts.
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Access · American Indian or Alaska Native · Children and youth · Mental health · Statistics and data · Nebraska · North Dakota · South Dakota · Texas