Behavioral Health in Rural America: Challenges and Opportunities
Examines the prevalence of behavioral health disorders in rural populations with an emphasis on high-risk populations. Discusses access to behavioral health services in rural areas, and the barriers associated with the provision of prevention, treatment, and recovery services. Highlights programs and policy strategies known to demonstrate improvements in behavioral health systems, and offers policy recommendations for change supporting improved outcomes in rural populations.
John Gale, Jaclyn Janis, Andrew Coburn, Hanna Rochford
Rural Policy Research Institute Rural Health Panel
African Americans · American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Behavioral health · Children and youth · Elderly population · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Suicide and suicide prevention · Veterans · Women