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Location of Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction: In Brief

Description
Examines the location of providers who offer medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder based on the location of providers with Drug Addiction Treatment Act (DATA) waivers and federally certified opioid treatment programs. Includes maps showing the location of both by county. Addresses the number of rural counties with no providers and policy options for rural access to MAT.
Date
06/2019
Type
Document
Organization
Congressional Research Service
Tagged as
Access · County-by-county data · Illicit drug use · Policy · Prescription drug misuse