Addressing Mental Health Workforce Needs in Underserved Rural Areas: Accomplishments and Challenges
Reviews efforts to address mental health workforce needs in underserved rural areas. Includes a history of federal efforts to address rural mental health workforce needs. Discusses Mental Health Professional Shortage Area (MHPSA) designations.
Donna C. Bird, Patricia Dempsey, David Hartley
Maine Rural Health Research Center
Behavioral health workforce · Health workforce shortage designations · Health workforce supply and demand · Mental health · Policy