MRHRC, substance use disorders, rural hospitals, population health
Webinar presentation to the Small Rural Hospital Transition project addressing issues of rural opioid and other substance use issues, focusing on the role of rural hospitals, and the importance of community engagement. Component parts of an effective opioid/substance use system of care include prevention, treatment, and recovery. Models must be adapted to the geographic, resource, and cultural realities of rural areas. Examples of strategies are provided.
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration
Gale J. The Role of Rural Hospitals in Addressing Opioid and Other Substance Use Problems. Presented at the Small Rural Hospital Transition HELP Webinar; January 10, 2018.