Diversity & Health Equity Education

Appalachian People

Appalachian people experience disproportionately adverse living conditions, when compared to the nation. Appalachian counties are over-represented in the nation's worst quintile for four of the five measures of social determinants of health.

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Best Practice Highlights: Working with Appalachian Patients

Learn more working with Appalachian patients, including demographics, significant history, best practices and disparities.

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Mental Health Facts for Appalachian People

Appalachian people experience disproportionately adverse living conditions, when compared to the nation. Appalachian counties are over-represented in the nation's worst quintile for four of the five measures of social determinants of health.

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Telepsychiatry Toolkit

Learn more about telepsychiatry as a means to reach underserved and rural patient populations.

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