An Exploratory Study of a Hands-on Naloxone Training for Rural Clinicians and Staff
Presents a study on the efficacy of a hands-on naloxone training for rural healthcare providers as a means of reducing opioid overdose fatalities in rural areas. Discusses the fentanyl-driven surge in opioid overdose deaths and describes the 1-hour training session, which involved a lecture and hands-on training with naloxone.
Author(s): Shameka L. Cody, Cheryl B. Hines, Christina J. Glenn, et al. Citation: Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 55(3), 599-604 Date: 05/2023 Type: Document view details
Challenges and Solutions for Disaster Behavioral Health in Rural and Remote Communities
Describes the scope and diversity of rural and remote populations across the nation, highlighting sources of strength and struggle, including the effects of stigma, for rural Americans and rural healthcare providers. Explores potential approaches to disaster behavioral health in rural and remote areas, including governmental and policy approaches, community-based approaches, and telemedicine.
Date: 04/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: SAMHSA Disaster Technical Assistance Center view details
Evaluation of the Maternal Opioid Misuse (MOM) Model Second Annual Report (Implementation Year 1)
Provides an overview of the Maternal Opioid Misuse Model, which provides evidence-based integrated care and care coordination for pregnant and postpartum Medicaid beneficiaries with opioid use disorder (OUD). Describes activities MOM Model awardees undertook during the MOM Model's first implementation year, July 1, 2021–June 30, 2022. Discusses barriers pregnant and postpartum people with OUD face in accessing high-quality, continuous care, specifically in rural areas.
Findings at a Glance
Date: 04/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Insight Policy Research view details
Stigma and Opioid Use Disorder in Northern New England
Report presents a study on the stigma around opioid use disorder (OUD) in Northern New England. Details the results of a survey of clinicians and counselors on the perceived stigma around OUD and OUD treatment in the rural counties of Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Northern New York.
Date: 04/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: University of Vermont Center on Rural Addiction view details
Augmenting Project ECHO for Opioid Use Disorder with Data-Informed Quality Improvement
Discusses the feasibility of training clinics that are participating in a Project ECHO virtual collaborative to implement quality initiative (QI) projects that mitigate opioid overdose and mortality. Provides results of 5 New Hampshire clinics that joined the training and includes considerations of QI projects and opioid mitigation taking place in rural areas.
Author(s): Owen B. Murray, Marcy Doyle, Bethany M. McLeman, et al. Citation: Addiction Science & Clinical Practice, 18, 24 Date: 04/2023 Type: Document view details
The Opioid Crisis: Impact on Native American Communities
Describes the opioid crisis impact on Non-Hispanic Native American communities since 2000. Compares deaths for Native Americans with the general U.S. population and the general New Mexican population. Also shows impact of different types of opioids and deaths for Non-Hispanic Native Americans by gender and age in 2021 as well as drug use among Native American high school students in New Mexico in 2021 by drug type.
Date: 04/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Albuquerque Area Southwest Tribal Epidemiology Center view details