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News stories from the past 60 days.

Nov 27, 2023 - Highlights a project a focused on mental health, opioid misuse prevention, and their associated stigmas for youth in rural Georgia.
Source: Jackson Progress-Argus
Oct 26, 2023 - Data show that most calls from Georgians to the national mental health crisis hotline have come from rural areas, aligning with a rise in suicides in rural Georgia. Notes shortages of mental healthcare in rural areas as well as stigma may contribute to the crisis. Describes funding for rural focused resources and research in mental health.
Source: Capitol Beat
Oct 19, 2023 - A new mobile clinic will offer mammograms in rural Georgia next year. Notes that early detection improves cancer outcomes and the mobile clinic will increase access to screenings for the region.
Source: WGXA News

Last Updated: 11/27/2023