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RCORP 2021 (Region 5 Meeting): Meeting the Workforce Challenges of the Opioid Crisis in Rural America

Posted 10/14/2021 (updated 10/30/2021)

The session provided an overview of the challenges facing the rural behavioral health workforce and covered available resources and successful strategies that have been implemented in rural communities to address these challenges, especially in light of the opioid crisis.

  1. Mike Shimmens, MA, Executive Director, 3RNet
  2. Israil Ali, MPA, Director, Division of National Health Service Corps, Bureau of Health Workforce, HRSA