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'It will be a success' | Spindletop Center hopes new mobile clinic in Kountze will help those in rural Hardin County areas

The clinic is located in front of the Hardin County Courthouse.

KOUNTZE, Texas — Mental health experts are confident that their efforts to bring care to more rural areas will benefit members of the Hardin County community. 

The Spindletop Center hosted a grand opening event for its mobile RV clinic on Tuesday. The clinic is located in front of the Hardin County Courthouse in Kountze.

The new mobile RV clinic is a part of a Spindletop Center effort to reach Southeast Texas’ more rural communities. The mobile clinic offers scheduled adult outpatient services and will be open every Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

“Available due to support from Moody Foundation and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, we are glad to bring these services to the local community and are confident that it will be a success," Holly Borel, chief executive officer of Spindletop Center, said.

Spindletop served more than 1300 people in Hardin County during their most recent fiscal year. The mobile clinic aims to make it easier for people in more rural areas of Hardin County to get care.

“We are thrilled to be able to offer the residents of Hardin County better access to mental healthcare through our Mobile Clinic," Borel said.

Credit: Spindletop Center
Credit: Spindletop Center

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From a Spindletop Center release: 

Spindletop Center will host a grand opening event for its mobile RV clinic located in front of the Hardin County Courthouse in Kountze, Texas at 10:00AM on August 2.

The mobile RV clinic that’s located in Kountze, Texas is part of a concentrated effort by Spindletop Center to reach the more rural communities of Southeast Texas. Spindletop Center served 1344 individuals in Hardin County during our most recent fiscal year and the mobile RV clinic aims to improve the access of care for individuals in a more rural area of Hardin County. The Spindletop Center mobile RV clinic offers scheduled adult outpatient services and is open every Wednesday from 8:00AM to 5:00PM.

“We are thrilled to be able to offer the residents of Hardin County better access to mental healthcare through our Mobile Clinic,” said Holly Borel, chief executive officer of Spindletop Center. “Available due to support from Moody Foundation and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, we are glad to bring these services to the local community and are confident that it will be a success.” 

The community is welcome to the grand opening event on August 2. Spindletop Center CEO Holly Borel and Hardin County Judge Wayne McDaniel will both be in attendance to say a few words. The mobile RV clinic will also be open for viewing 

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