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Because You Matter: Rural Telehealth & Wellbeing

Rural Indiana residents seeking free and confidential support while managing stress, depression or anxiety, or resources for food, clothing, housing, and healthcare have access to telehealth wellbeing services in six rural Indiana counties.

What is Because You Matter? #

Because You Matter is a new, free mental health service that is delivered in partnership with Indiana’s public libraries to rural Indiana residents. Watch the video to learn more.

Acknowledgement #

This service is funded by the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs. It is delivered through a collaboration between the Indiana University School of Social Work and the Indiana University Center for Rural Engagement.

Suzanne Crouch, Lieutenant Governor, State of Indiana #

"Collaborative efforts such as this is what we need to strengthen mental wellness among Hoosiers in rural areas, I am happy to see the IU School of Social Work and Center for Rural Engagement, OCRA and these local communities work together to create this telehealth resource, and I am eager to see the positive results."