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Challenge Competition for Improving Rural Postpartum Mental Health
AHRQ Logo (July 31, 2020) –The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is sponsoring a challenge competition to improve postpartum mental health care for rural American families. AHRQ is hosting a webinar on Aug. 5 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. CT to provide an overview and panel discussion about AHRQ’s challenge competition. The challenge seeks to elicit success stories and proposals to address postpartum mental-health diagnoses and treatment in rural communities. Success story winners will receive $15,000 each, and winners in the program proposal category can win up to $50,000 to support implementation. Submissions are due Sept. 15. Registration is required for the webinar.
--Karen Braman