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Rural Response to the Opioid Crisis – Resources

Selected recent or important resources focusing on Rural Response to the Opioid Crisis.

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
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Talking Rural Opioid Use at the United Nations: Q&A with Holly Andrilla
An interview with rural health researcher Holly Andrilla of the WWAMI Rural Health Research Center, recounting her experience presenting to the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime in Vienna, Austria. Provides an international perspective on substance abuse prevention and treatment.
Author(s): Zachary Toliver
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 08/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Prescription Opioid Use: Patient Characteristics and Misuse in Community Pharmacy
Highlights a study on prescription opioid use in both rural and urban communities in southwestern Pennsylvania. Analyzes data from an anonymous survey about opioid usage by type of drug and participant characteristics, such as age, gender, and education, among others.
Author(s): Gerald Cochran, Jennifer L. Bacci, Thomas Ylioja, et al.
Citation: Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, 56(3), 248-256
Date: 05/2016
Type: Document
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The Opioid Epidemic: Testing the Limits of Rural Healthcare
Discusses the factors that make rural communities vulnerable to the ongoing opioid epidemic and efforts needed in rural areas to address this crisis, including the role of rural first responders.
Author(s): Zachary Toliver
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 05/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Screening Community Pharmacy Patients for Risk of Prescription Opioid Misuse
Examines the feasibility of screening patients for risks of opioid prescription misuse when filling prescriptions at rural and urban community pharmacies. Evaluates patients' behavioral, mental, and physical health to determine risk level. Includes rural versus urban data on gender, age, education, employment, and behavioral, mental, physical, and general health.
Author(s): Gerald Cochran, Jessica Rubinstein, Jennifer L. Bacci, Thomas Ylioja, Ralph Tarter
Citation: Journal of Addiction Medicine, 9(5), 411-416
Date: 2015
Type: Document
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Rural SUD Info Center
Serves as an information clearinghouse sharing evidenced-based resources and practices for the prevention, treatment, and recovery of substance use disorders (SUDs) in rural communities. Also shares news, events, and opportunities for technical assistance from the 3 Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP) funded Rural Centers of Excellence (RCOEs) on SUDs.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Rural Roads - The RCORP Podcast
Presents a podcast about community behavioral health services for grantees of the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP) hosted by RCORP-TA. Explores a variety of issues related to substance use disorder (SUD) and opioid use disorder (OUD) in rural communities.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Technical Assistance
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Mountain Plains Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Center - Events Calendar
Lists the events, trainings, and webinars for the Mountain Plains Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Center.
Type: Calendar/Event List
Sponsoring organization: Mountain Plains Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Center
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Pacific Southwest Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Regional Center - Events Calendar
Lists the events, trainings, and webinars for the Pacific Southwest Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Regional Center.
Type: Calendar/Event List
Sponsoring organization: Pacific Southwest Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Regional Center
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Northwest (Region 10) Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Collaborative - Events Calendar
Lists the events, trainings, and webinars for the Northwest (Region 10) Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Collaborative.
Type: Calendar/Event List
Sponsoring organization: Northwest (Region 10) Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Collaborative
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Last Updated: 6/25/2024