Community Partnerships: Advancing behavioral health access in rural communities (American Hospital Association)

Community Partnerships: Advancing behavioral health access in rural communities (American Hospital Association)
Posted 8/1/2022

Profiles a nonprofit and community mental health center (CMHC) developed to lead community collaboration working to ensure access to high-quality behavioral healthcare in Eagle County, Colorado. Discusses the collaboration with Building Hope Summit County, a community-wide initiative in a neighboring county focused on suicide prevention efforts. Describes how these initiatives were able to shape local policy, expand the local behavioral health workforce, fund their efforts, and identify and fill gaps in care.