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Rural Response to the Opioid Crisis – Resources

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

Southeast Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Regional Center - Events Calendar
Lists the events, trainings, and webinars for the Southeast Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Regional Center.
Type: Calendar/Event List
Sponsoring organization: Southeast Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Regional Center
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The Northeast and Caribbean Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Center - Puerto Rico & U.S. Virgin Islands Events Calendar
Lists the events, trainings, and webinars for the Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Island region of the Northeast and Caribbean Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Center.
Type: Calendar/Event List
Sponsoring organization: The Northeast and Caribbean Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Center
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The Northeast and Caribbean Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Center - New York & New Jersey Events Calendar
Lists the events, trainings, and webinars for the New York and New Jersey region of the Northeast and Caribbean Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Center.
Type: Calendar/Event List
Sponsoring organization: The Northeast and Caribbean Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Center
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Great Lakes Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Regional Center - Events Calendar
Lists the events, trainings, and webinars for the Great Lakes Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Regional Center.
Type: Calendar/Event List
Sponsoring organization: Great Lakes Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Regional Center
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Substance Use Care in Rural Communities
Presents a collection of studies pertaining to substance use care in rural communities published by Addiction Science and Clinical Practice (ASCP). Explores a number of topics related to rural substance use, such as access to SUD treatment and screening as well as harm reduction models, among others.
Citation: Addiction Science and Clinical Practice
Type: Journal/Newsletter
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HepVu
Interactive map for accessing data on hepatitis C and opioid use from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and regional data. Includes county-level data on hepatitis C and opioid mortality, and hepatitis C prevalence by state. Also includes testing and treatment center locations.
Type: Map/Mapping System
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Overdose Prevention in Rural Communities
Provides guidance for rural communities working to prevent drug overdoses. Highlights strategies and resources to help rural communities address substance use disorder (SUD), build coalitions, collect data, and address stigma, among other measures.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Overdose Prevention Network
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Full Course List: Center of Excellence for Integrated Health Solutions
Features a list of behavioral health courses offered through the Center of Excellence for Integrated Health Solutions. All courses are offered for free via a free Relias account.
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: National Council for Mental Wellbeing
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Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder in Primary Care
Offers continuing education through 9 free videos discussing the treatment of substance use disorder in primary care. Discusses rural specific issues throughout. Captions available in the video player.
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: University of Rochester Medicine Recovery Center of Excellence
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Recovery Ecosystem Index
Interactive mapping tool that provides access to county-level data on the substance use recovery ecosystem, including scores that help understand access to treatment and support, as well as infrastructure and social factors. Also Includes overdose mortality, socio-demographic, and economic data.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organizations: East Tennessee State University, Fletcher Group Rural Center of Excellence (RCOE), NORC at the University of Chicago
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Last Updated: 2/2/2024