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Happy National Rural Health Day!

Happy National Rural Health Day!

Today is the day that we "Celebrate the Power of Rural” by honoring the selfless, community-minded, “can do” spirit that prevails in rural America. National Rural Health Day gives us a chance to bring to light the unique healthcare challenges that rural citizens face and highlight some of the great successes in our region.

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Increasing The Psychiatric Mental Health Workforce in Eastern Oregon

Increasing The Psychiatric Mental Health Workforce in Eastern Oregon

On March 1st, Northeast Oregon Area Health Education Center (NEOAHEC) was awarded a Healthy Oregon Workforce Training Opportunity (HOWTO) grant of nearly $1 million to increase the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) workforce in eastern Oregon.

The new HOWTO grant program, administered under the direction of the Oregon Health Policy Board in partnership with the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) and Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU), selected this project as one of its first awardees.