The Role of Community Health Centers in Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

Community health centers play an important role in efforts to address the opioid crisis. In many communities, they are on the front lines of this public health emergency and have become an important source of treatment for those with opioid use disorder (OUD). This issue brief presents findings from a 2018 survey of community health centers on health center activities related to the prevention and treatment of OUD.

Resource Type
Peer-reviewed Articles and Reports
Continuum of Care
Response Approach
Cautious Opioid Prescribing
Medications for Opioid Use Disorder
Overdose prevention