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UAMS Expands Virtual Mental Health Services to People Displaced By Hurricane Ida

Counseling is available for anyone residing in Arkansas, even temporarily.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences AR-Connect program is offering counseling to those displaced by Hurricane Ida. The virtal service, which began in 2020, provides telehealth options for people in Arkansas dealing with depression, anxiety, substance abuse or medication management. Services are free of charge and can be accessed 24-hours a day  through the AR-Connect call center at (501) 526-3563 or (800) 482-9921. 

Kyle Kellams is KUAF's news director and host of Ozarks at Large.
Daniel Caruth is KUAF's Morning Edition host and reporter for Ozarks at Large.
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