Remedy for the Rural Opioid Epidemic: Leaders Discuss Medication-Assisted Addiction Treatment in Primary Care

This is a meeting summary from the California Health Care Foundation (CHCF), which convened a gathering of rural health leaders, addiction specialists, and policy experts to understand the challenges in rural Northern California and to identify potential solutions.

There is a focus of providing medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) in primary care and addressing barriers to improve the implementation of this response approach. Existing program models that hold promise in integrating MOUD into primary care are highlighted in this document. 

Resource Type
Peer-reviewed Articles and Reports
Continuum of Care
Response Approach
Early Intervention
Medications for Opioid Use Disorder
State / region