Swift County - Benson Health Services


Swift County - Benson Health Services (SCBHS) is a 25-bed critical access hospital (CAH) located in Benson, Minnesota. They are dedicated to growing community health and wellness through quality personalized health services. 

In 2017, the hospital began participating in Rural Health Innovation’s Integrative Behavioral Health Program funded by the Minnesota Department of Health, Office of Rural Health and Primary Care.

SCBHS will have their first quarterly Recommendation Adoption Progress (RAP) interview in October 2018. During the four RAP interviews, information on the progress of project implementation and project outcomes will be gathered. 

Project Goal Early identification to prevent crisis
Target Population 18-64 years old with anxiety and depression 

Strategic Objectives

  • Community engagement 
  • Strengthen community
  • Education on mental health 
  • Reduce mental health stigma

This project is supported by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number H54RH00023. The information, conclusions and opinions expressed in this document are those of the authors and no endorsement by FORHP, HRSA or HHS is intended or should be inferred.