In rural Oregon, there’s the next want for psychological well being care, however few choices

Editor’s notice: All through 2023, OPB is taking a deep have a look at the largest social and financial challenges going through Oregon at the moment – their origins, their impacts and attainable options. This week we’re the gaping holes within the state’s psychological well being system. To conclude this weeklong sequence, we discover the […]

Colorado to license dental therapists to increase oral well being choices

5 Colorado counties don’t have a single dental supplier, that means individuals typically drive lengthy distances for routine care. One in 5 Coloradans report having honest or poor oral well being, 53 of Colorado’s 64 counties have dental well being skilled shortages, and adults in rural areas have nearly twice the prevalence of tooth loss […]