NC: Rachel Zarcone

PRONOUNS: She/her

REGION: Reg 4 (AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN)

EMAIL: rachel.zarcone@dhhs.nc.gov

ROLE: SAHC

TITLE: Behavioral Health Clinical Consultant & Adolescent Health Coordinator

POSITION FUNDING SOURCE: State general funds

LOCATION IN DOH: Title V/Maternal and Child health

GRANTS MANAGED: Title V/MCH block grant (overall), Other Grants (write-in) Pediatric Mental Health Care Access

NPMs MANAGED: NPM #10: Adolescent Well Visit

EXPERTISE/RESPONSIBILITIES: Health care, Health equity, Healthy relationships, Mental health, Positive Youth Development, Risk and protective factors (resilience | strengths | assets), School health, School-based health centers, Social determinants of health, Substance use/abuse, Suicide prevention, Youth engagement, Youth leadership/YABs, Youth with special health needs