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Families in Crisis: The Human Service Implications of Rural Opioid Misuse (Policy Brief)

Description
Presents findings and policy recommendations from the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services' 2016 meeting with rural residents, healthcare providers, and stakeholders regarding the impact and effects of opioid use disorders on rural families. Topics addressed include drug overdose and death, conflict with partners and children, emotional disturbance, adverse health risks, and related impacts on employment and economic sustainability.
Date
07/2016
Type
Document
Organization
National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services
Tagged as
Access · Child welfare · Families · Illicit drug use · Prescription drug abuse