Rural Border Intervention Program

The Rural Border Intervention (RBI) program provides community and home-based substance use prevention and intervention services in remote rural border areas. People enrolled in the RBI program receive:

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

Who is Eligible for RBI Services?

Men and women in Texas who live in rural border counties in Texas Health and Human Services Regions 8, 10 and 11 and within 62 miles of the Texas-Mexico Border.

These counties include: 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?

There are several ways to find RBI Services. Contact the substance use treatment program directly, your local Outreach, Screening, Assessment, Referral (OSAR) Service, or your Local Mental or Behavioral Health Authority.