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Surprise Glacier, Alaska; Photo by Allyson Pakstis

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Workforce Issues and Problems
The President's New Freedom Commission on Mental Health, Subcommittee on Rural Issues (2004) report identified several workforce issues specific to rural communities:

The New Freedom Commission called for immediate and profound changes, to build a mental health care system that is both consumer and family driven and focused on recovery and resilience – a transformation that involves consumers, families and providers, policymakers at all levels of government,... Read more »


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