This session will focus on resources and tools available to people in rural areas regarding mental health and community wellbeing. A Q/A – conversation will be hosted about its relevance with particular attention focused on the challenges of accessing help in rural areas, and why improved services, and investments in a robust workforce and infrastructure are needed to ensure the wellbeing and economic prosperity of rural communities.
Altoro, J., Mackie, PFE, Kubena, K., Tilghman, N., & Shunkwiler, T. (2023. May 23). Rural mental health matters: Challenges, opportunities & resources for communities. USDA Mental Health Awareness Month Workshop Series, Virtual. https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/mental-health-awareness-month-community-webinar.pdf