Rural Border Intervention Program

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The RBI program provides community and home-based substance use prevention and intervention services in remote rural border areas. People receiving RBI services get:

  • Increased knowledge of community services
  • Increased support
  • Necessary services
  • Support with healthy behavior changes

Who Is Eligible for RBI Services?

Men and women in Texas who live in rural border counties in Regions 8, 10 and 11 and within 62 miles of the Texas-Mexico Border. These counties are: Brewster, Brooks, Cameron, Crockett, Culberson, Dimmit, Duval, Edwards, El Paso, Frio, Hidalgo, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, Jim Hogg, Kenedy, Kinney, La Salle, Maverick, McMullen, Pecos, Presidio, Real, Reeves, Starr, Sutton, Terrell, Uvalde, Val Verde, Webb, Willacy, Zapata and Zavala.

How Do I Get RBI Services?

Call your local outreach, screening, assessment and referral center, local mental health authority or local behavioral health authority.

Contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

800-273-8255
800-273-TALK

Find your local mental health authority or local behavioral health authority.

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