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Project Brief:
Improving Behavioral Health Care Services in Rural Areas of New York State


This project aims to improve behavioral health care services in rural areas of New York State, particularly in Sullivan County. The project is funded by the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) Federal Office of Rural Health Policy Rural Strategic Initiatives Division, and the goal is to educate and train health professionals and community members to care for individuals with behavioral health disorders, including substance use disorder (SUD).

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For more information or to provide feedback, please contact Lisa Hope and Lowell (Pat Oden) through Prepared Training at 



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Medical Facilities (such as urgent care, hospitals with emergency room capacity for community, In-Patient Behavioral Health, In-Patient Substance Use Disorder Treatment)
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(2) Outpatient Facilities (such as primary care providers, non-urgent routine care, out patient mental health and substance use disorder treatment, private practice etc)
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(3) Emergency Services (such as law enforcement, fire/rescue, EMS, mobile mental health)
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 Availability of Medications that support mental health and substance use recovery (including MAT/Narcan):

Enough Drs/Prescribers?
Enough Pharmacies?

Thanks for your feedback!

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