Rural Health Clinics
 

Document Type

Policy Brief

Publication Date

5-1-2010

Keywords

MRHRC

Abstract

Key Findings: Approximately 6% of independent and 2% of provider-based RHCs offer mental health services. 38% of study RHCs reported their mental health services were not profitable but continued to provide them in response to community and patient needs. An important factor in the development of RHC mental health services is the presence of a local "champion" who spearheads the development effort.

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