Identifying Unique Barriers to Implementing Rural Emergency Department-Based Peer Services for Opioid Use Disorder Through Qualitative Comparison with Urban Sites
Study examining the implementation of emergency department-based interventions for opioid use disorder (OUD) in rural and urban areas based on interviews with programs in Indiana's Recovery Coach and Peer Support Initiative (RCPSI). Describes barriers to implementation for rural programs, including issues related to intervention characteristics, logistical challenges, and staffing issues.
Dennis P. Watson, Monte D. Staton, Nicole Gastala
Addiction Science & Clinical Practice, 17, 41
Emergency department and urgent care services · Rural-urban differences · Substance use and misuse · Indiana