Christopher Wolf Crusade to Partner with the Georgia Rural Health Innovation Center to Fight Opioid Epidemic in Rural Communities
Rates of overdose and death are significantly higher in rural parts of Georgia and follow a well-known trend of lower access to care and poorer health outcomes among rural residents.
Faith in Rural Health: Care for the Mind, Body, and Spirit
The Faith in Rural Health program fosters relationships between health care professionals and clergy in multiple rural Georgia counties.
Pediatric Mental Health Initiative Provides Crucial Resources for Rural School Systems
The Pediatric Mental Health Initiative (PMHI) provides free mental health counseling via telehealth to children in Georgia’s rural communities, many of which have limited or no mental health services.
GRHIC Selected to Guide COVID-19 and Flu Vaccine Hesitancy Study for Second Year
An interdisciplinary team focuses on equipping influential, community messengers (e.g., community health ambassadors) with vaccine education, awareness, and messaging and provide research dissemination strategies, trainings, and workshops via the Hancock County Community Health Ambassadorship Program (H-CHAMP).
Community Health Reporters Celebrated for their Service
The Community Health Reporter Program completed its first year of implementation and was celebrated with a winter holiday appreciation event on Friday, December 9.
GRHIC Leads Farmer Mental Health as Occupational Health
Agricultural work is one of 63 occupations with fatality rates more than twice as high as the overall rate of full-time workers.
GRHIC Co-Hosts Georgia Telehealth Forum
The Georgia Rural Health Innovation Center (GRHIC), the Global Partnership for Telehealth, and the Southeastern Telehealth Resource Center hosted the 2022 Georgia Telehealth Forum at Mercer University on December 2.