BriAnn Appel and Jackie Brown, Southeast Health Group, discussed the services their agency provides in the region and the various funding sources for their agency. The services include mental health, substance use disorder treatment, primary care, physical therapy and wellness, peer support services, and vocational training. The agency's service area includes the following counties: Baca, Bent, Crowley, Kiowa, Otero, and Prowers. Ms. Brown provided a handout to the committee (Attachment B). She discussed mental health crisis and providing residential treatment for persons experiencing homeless. Ms. Brown discussed the challenges in the area with transportation, childhood poverty, and health worker shortages. She discussed providing educational resources for students to stay in the community, including loan repayment programs. Ms. Brown discussed the need for affordable housing for at-risk populations, suicide rates, substance abuse rates, and provider reimbursement rates.