Joining the Battle Against Opioid Addiction in Rural Communities
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Blog
Oct 31, 2017
Blog post from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Director Gopal Khanna discussing the agency's efforts to combat the opioid epidemic, including expanding access to treatment through the work of five grantees in Colorado, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, and Pennsylvania. Details the work being done by these grantees as well as tools and resources collected by the AHRQ to help with the implementation of medication-assisted treatment in primary care settings.
Funding · Illicit drug use · Prescription drug abuse · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Colorado · New Mexico · North Carolina · Oklahoma · Pennsylvania