Pawnee Mental Health awarded $579K grant

Pawnee Mental Health will receive a $579,186 grant to expand telehealth in Clay, Cloud, Jewell, Marshall, Mitchell, Pottawatomie, Republic and Washington counties. This project will enhance existing telehealth technology infrastructure and create new partnerships with rural hospitals, jails and the Pottawatomie Health Department, in order to improve access to mental health care for 70,000 residents.

The grant was funded through USDA’s Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) program. This program funds distance learning and telemedicine services in rural areas to increase access to education,...


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