Skip to main content
Rural Health Information Hub

Substance Use and Misuse in Rural Areas – Resources

Selected recent or important resources focusing on Substance Use and Misuse in Rural Areas.

TIP 56: Addressing the Specific Behavioral Health Needs of Men
Addresses specific treatment needs of adult men with substance use disorders. Reviews gender-specific research and best practices, such as common patterns of initiation of substance use among men and specific treatment issues and strategies. Includes a discussion of how these issues impact rural men.
Date: 2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
view details
Cost-Effectiveness of the Strong African American Families - Teen Program: 1-Year Follow-Up
A study to determine the cost-effectiveness of the Strong African American Families – Teen Program (SAAF-T) in the prevention of alcohol use and binge drinking by rural African American youth.
Author(s): Justin B. Ingels, Phaedra S. Corso, Steve M. Kogan, Gene H. Brody
Citation: Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 133(2), 556-561
Date: 08/2013
Type: Document
view details
Individual and Network Factors Associated With Prevalent Hepatitis C Infection Among Rural Appalachian Injection Drug Users
Examines the connection between injection drug users and Hepatitis C infections in rural Kentucky. Features statistics with breakdowns including sex, age, race, ethnicity, and various risk behaviors.
Author(s): Jennifer R. Havens, Michelle R. Lofwall, Simon D. W. Frost, et al.
Citation: American Journal of Public Health, 103(1), 44-52
Date: 01/2013
Type: Document
view details
Medicaid Handbook: Interface with Behavioral Health Services
Provides a basic understanding of the Medicaid program, specifically emphasizing the interplay between Medicaid principles and the provision of behavioral health services in both rural and urban settings.
Date: 2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
view details
Adolescent Alcohol Use: Do Risk and Protective Factors Explain Rural-Urban Differences?
Examines alcohol use among rural and urban adolescents between the ages of 12 and 17. Controls for a broad range of key risk and protective factors and compares rural/urban differences.
Additional links: Policy Brief
Author(s): John A. Gale, Jennifer D. Lenardson, David Lambert, David Hartley
Date: 03/2012
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Maine Rural Health Research Center
view details
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
view details
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
view details
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
view details
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
view details
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
view details

Additional resources are available related to this guide. See the full list of resources by topic for:


Last Updated: 3/18/2024