Opioid Abuse among Rural Adults
Examines the impact of the opioid abuse epidemic among rural adults in 2022 and changes since 2017. Covers rural access to mental health treatment, how comfortable rural adults with opioid addiction are discussing their concerns with others, perceptions of opioid abuse and its causes, and potential solutions to the opioid crisis.
Date: 10/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: American Farm Bureau Federation view details
Opioid-Related Outcomes Among Individuals with Co-Occurring Behavioral Health Conditions
Provides an overview of a quality measurement framework to improve the prevention and monitoring of opioid-related overdoses and
mortality among individuals with co-occurring behavioral health conditions. Identifies existing measures, measure concepts, and
recommendations to serve as a starting point for quality measurement. Highlights three essential domains for measurement: equitable access, clinical interventions, and integrated and comprehensive care for concurrent behavioral health conditions.
Date: 09/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Quality Forum view details
Availability of Substance Use Disorder Treatment in Minoritized Racial/Ethnic Group Areas
Explores the availability of substance use disorder treatment facilities and providers nationwide across ZIP Code Tabulation Areas (ZCTAs) categorized by rurality and racial and ethnic composition. Provides data on the straight-line distance to the nearest opioid treatment facility that offers methadone, nearest substance use disorder treatment facility that does not offer methadone, and closest buprenorphine provider by rurality in minoritized and non-minoritized ZCTA.
Author(s): Sophia N. D. Negaro, Gabriel A. Benavidez, Christina M. Andrews, et al. Date: 09/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center) view details