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The Opioid Epidemic: Rural Organizations Fight Back

Description
Highlights programs across the country, such as the ANGEL Program, the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (PARRI) and the Second Chance Drug Initiative, in which police departments and treatment facilities work together to fight addiction and move drug users toward treatment rather than incarceration. Also discusses the use and availability of Naloxone, an opioid overdose reversal drug.
Author(s)
Zachary Toliver
Location
Rural Monitor
Date
06/2016
Type
Document
Organization
Rural Health Information Hub
Tagged as
Criminal justice system · Healthcare facilities · Illicit drug use · Networking and collaboration · Prescription drug abuse · Substance abuse