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Mental health challenges and encouraging help seeking behaviours among rural residents
Lakshmi Mahadevan, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist at Special Populations, looks toward helping rural residents seek appropriate and timely help for mental health challenges.
Department of Family and Community Health
The Family and Community Health (FCH) unit helps Texans better their lives through science-based educational programs.
Mental Health First Aid: A resource for trauma-informed care in rural Texas
Lakshmi Mahadevan from Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service describes the increasing need for Mental Health First Aid in rural areas.
Mental Health First Aid research in rural Texas
Dr Lakshmi Mahadevan describes a multi-level intervention program that is helping to offset the negative impacts of lack of access and social isolation by providing a pathway to reducing stigma, prevention, timely intervention and recovery from mental health challenges that was hitherto unavailable to rural Texans.