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Tackling the Opioid Crisis in a Rural Community

Description
Discusses a partnership between a rural hospital physician and the director of a community counseling center to establish a medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid addiction in rural Maine. Presents the program's support structure, as well as the advantages of having an integrated treatment approach.
Date
09/2017
Type
Document
Organization
American Hospital Association
Tagged as
Access · Illicit drug use · Integrated service delivery · Networking and collaboration · Prescription drug abuse · Primary care · Maine