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Iowa psychologist creates network to expand state mental health services

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ANKENY, Iowa (WOI) – More than 60% of rural Americans live in areas where there aren’t enough providers for mental health services. A clinical director at Central Iowa Psychological services in Ankeny says it’s a big problem in Iowa and across the nation.

Warren Phillips already started a program called Psychiatric and Behavior Health Consultation (PBHC). Medical providers can enroll in to help Iowans access these much-needed services.

The program is funded by a regional grant so providers can get enrolled for free online.

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