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Module 6: Funding and Sustainability for Rural MOUD Programs

Sustainability is a program's ability to continue operating for years in the future. It is important for rural programs providing medication for opioid use disorder (MOUD) to plan for sustainability early during program development. Some key considerations related to sustainability of rural MOUD programs include sustainability planning, sustainability strategies, and funding.

For sustainability information specific to rural substance use disorder programs, see Funding and Sustainability Considerations for Substance Use Disorder Programs in the Rural Prevention and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders Toolkit.

For information on how to plan for program sustainability and strategies that apply to any type of program, see Planning for Sustainability in the Rural Community Health Toolkit.

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