Intervention, Treatment, and Prevention Strategies to Address Opioid Use Disorders in Rural Areas: A Primer On Opportunities For Medicaid-Safety Net Collaboration

This is a publication by the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) that highlights strategies states are using to better deploy emergency intervention to reduce opioid overdose deaths, improve access to care, and provide better treatment services in rural areas.

This report also describes sustainable financing structures to support these strategies and services. There is also mention of unique rural barriers and how to overcome them as well as case studies of comprehensive community responses.

Resource Type
Peer-reviewed Articles and Reports
Continuum of Care
Harm Reduction
Response Approach
Comprehensive services
Early Intervention
Medications for Opioid Use Disorder
Overdose prevention