The Montana Office of Rural Health & AHEC aim to enhance access to quality healthcare, particularly primary and preventative care, by improving the supply and distribution of healthcare professional through community/academic educational partnerships. Our partnerships have created programs and committees to support Montana communities and the state's healthcare workforce. 

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Community Health Worker Program

Our CHW training equips individuals with the essential knowledge and skills to serve as Community Health Workers.

Montana Family Support Program

Preparing behavioral health paraprofessionals to work with youth and families feeling the impact of Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) and Substance Use Disorder (SUD).

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Behavioral Health Training Program

Preparing paraprofessionals to work in team-based models of care in order to address the social and behavioral needs of our rural and frontier communities.


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Behavioral Health Workforce Education & Training - Professional 

The goal of this program is to increase access to quality and culturally appropriate behavioral health services in Montana’s counties in eastern and north central Montana.


Community Integrated Health

Learn how we are supporting Community Integrated Health professionals, otherwise known as Community Paramedicsthrough training, advocacy, and resources.

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Fundamentals of Behavioral Health

This training provides the knowledge and skills necessary to understand the basics of behavioral health and mental health illnesses, treatments, and resources.



Beth Ann Carter
Assistant Director/Behavioral Health Workforce


The MORH/AHEC Behavioral Health programs are supported by grants from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official view of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government.