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Mental Health in Rural New York: Findings and Implications of a Listening Tour with Residents and Professionals

Findings from the Rural Mental Health Listening Tour of New York State, conducted between March 2020 and September 2021 to elicit input and experiences of community members living and working in rural areas. Presents strengths and assets of rural communities, and highlights model programs and success stories. Includes recommendations in categories including access to transportation and broadband, access to mental health programs, availability of services, improving and sustaining workforce capacity, and offers state- and county-specific recommendations.
Brett Harris, Katie Gallant, Abby Mariani
NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis
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Access · Alcohol use · Behavioral health workforce · Broadband · Community and faith-based initiatives · County-by-county data · Economics and the economy · Funding · Health workforce supply and demand · Housing and homelessness · LGBTQI+ · Mental health conditions · Poverty · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Stigma · Suicide and suicide prevention · Telehealth · Transportation · New York

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