Challenges in Providing Substance Use Disorder Treatment to Child Welfare Clients in Rural Communities
Provides an overview of the unique challenges rural communities face serving parents with substance abuse issues, including provider shortages, limited access to health insurance, transportation and technological barriers, and lack of routine cross-systems collaboration with the child welfare system. Offers strategies to overcome these challenges in rural communities.
Elizabeth Clary, Christina Ribar, Elizabeth Weigensberg
HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Mathematica
Access · Child welfare · Families · Health insurance · Health workforce supply and demand · Human services · Illicit drug use · Networking and collaboration · Policy · Rural-urban differences · Stigma · Substance use and misuse