Treating the Rural Opioid Epidemic
Policy brief reviewing the barriers to implementing effective, high-quality treatment for mental health and substance abuse issues in rural areas. Includes policy recommendations for addressing these issues, focusing on access to medication assisted treatment (MAT) and funding for rural mental health infrastructure.
Christine Hancock, Heidi Mennenga, Nikki King, et al.
National Rural Health Association
Access · Illicit drug use · Mental health · Policy · Prescription drug abuse