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Treating the Rural Opioid Epidemic

Description
Policy brief reviewing the barriers to implementing effective, high-quality treatment for mental health and substance abuse issues in rural areas. Also presents key opportunities for addressing these issues, focusing on access to medication assisted treatment (MAT) and funding for rural mental health infrastructure.
Author(s)
Christine Hancock, Heidi Mennenga, Nikki King, et al.
Date
02/2017
Type
Document
Organization
National Rural Health Association
Tagged as
Access · Mental health · Policy · Substance abuse