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Oct 3, 2022 - Describes efforts to provide crisis mental health services in rural areas, noting mental healthcare provider shortages in rural areas and the flexibility of small police departments and sheriffs' offices to support or provide alternatives to typical law enforcement response to mental health-related calls. Discusses telehealth options to connect individuals with a counselor and highlights innovative crisis service programs in South Dakota and Iowa.
Source: Kaiser Health News

Last Updated: 10/3/2022