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Out of Sight, Out of Mind — Behavioral and Developmental Care for Rural Children

Description
Discusses the link between poverty and mental, behavioral, and developmental disorders (MBDDs) in rural U.S. children. Recommends alternative delivery methods to improve care for rural children with MBDDs, such as integrating schools, utilizing Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), coordinating the services of primary care and specialist providers, and enhancing the use of telehealth programs.
Author(s)
Kelly Kelleher, William Gardner
Location
New England Journal of Medicine, 376(14), 1301-1303
Date
04/2017
Type
Document
Tagged as
Behavioral health · Children and youth · Health disparities · Poverty · Rural-urban differences · Schools · Service delivery models