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Rural Communities in Crisis: Strategies to Address the Opioid Crisis

Description
An overview on the effects of the opioid and heroin crisis occurring in rural areas, and the challenges to rural healthcare organizations combating this issue. Identifies and discusses policy recommendations addressing the opioid and heroin crisis in rural communities, and in rural healthcare systems.
Author(s)
John A. Gale, Dave Schmitz, Michael Meit, Robin Rose, et al.
Date
04/2016
Type
Document
Organization
National Rural Health Association
Tagged as
Illicit drug use · Policy · Prescription drug abuse