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Grant Helps State Launch Rural Mental Health Pilot Program

Source
Nevada Current
Date
Jun 29, 2022
Summary
Highlights a new virtual mental and behavioral health pilot program launched by the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services to reduce the burden on rural and frontier law enforcement by expanding access to services through telehealth. Notes that about 20% of rural and frontier residents struggled with mental illness in 2020 and that 94.4% of the state's population lives in a mental health professional shortage area.
Tagged as
Access · Behavioral health · Mental health · Telehealth · Nevada