Rural Health Research Recap: Rural Behavioral Health Workforce
Summarizes recent research from Rural Health Research Centers examining numbers of social workers, psychologists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, and counselors. Features statistics including percent of counties without behavioral health professionals from 2014-2021 and behavioral health professionals per 100,000 residents from 2014-2021, with breakdowns by urban or rural location and profession type.
Rural Health Research Gateway
Access · Behavioral health workforce · Health workforce supply and demand · Mental health · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data