Stem the Tide: Addressing the Opioid Epidemic
Presents a report on various methods hospitals and health systems can use to address the opioid epidemic. Discusses non-opioid pain management, prescribing practices, and treatment for substance use disorders, among other topics. Highlights several rural programs in the Case Examples sections.
Date: 2017 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association view details
Availability of Buprenorphine Treatment in Kentucky
Describes availability of opioid addiction treatment in Kentucky, with breakdowns by metropolitan, micropolitan, and other non-metropolitan areas, and distribution of various medical specialists authorized to prescribe buprenorphine in these areas.
Author(s): Elijah T. Myers, Tyrone F. Borders Date: 11/2016 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: University of Kentucky Institute for Rural Health Policy view details
Pennsylvania Mobile Team Addresses Substance Use Disorders
Features the Addiction Recovery Mobile Outreach Team (ARMOT) program, which supports patients in the recovery process and educates medical staff on addiction and recovery. ARMOT is a collaboration of three hospitals, two substance abuse providers, and the Armstrong-Indiana-Clarion Drug and Alcohol Commission.
Author(s): Allee Mead Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 11/2016 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
The Criminal Justice Experience of African American Cocaine Users in Arkansas
Examines associations between the involvement in the
criminal justice system and drug use in urban and rural
African American cocaine users in Arkansas between 2010 and
2012. Includes demographic statistics by gender, age,
rurality, and route of administration.
Author(s): Nickolas Zaller, Ann M. Cheney, Geoffrey M. Curran, Brenda M. Booth, Tyrone F. Borders Citation: Substance Use & Misuse, 51(12), 1566-1576 Date: 10/2016 Type: Document view details