Webinars 2017-11-02T14:26:54+00:00


The Intersection of Rural Health and Behavioral Health     

DATE:  Tuesday, November 21, 2017

TIME:  10:00 AM – 11:00 AM



Kay Newberry Brooks, EdD, LPC
CEO / Executive Director
Aspire Behavioral Health & Developmental Disability Services


This program provides a framework for healthcare providers and their partners to collaborate in addressing the need for affordable, accessible, and quality behavioral healthcare in a rural setting. Participants will explore the challenges that exist in rural healthcare delivery and will discuss effective strategies for addressing those challenges at the community level. The key role of early intervention services will be discussed as providers are encouraged to partner and work together to build safer, healthier communities.


At the end of the presentation, attendees should be able to:

  • Identify challenges in providing behavioral health services in a rural healthcare setting
  • Discuss effective strategies for building collaborative partnerships with stakeholders
  • Demonstrate the return on investment for the provision of recovery-focused early intervention services in the community


Georgia Rural Health Association
Aspire Behavioral Health & Developmental Disability Services