The Role of Rural Hospitals in Addressing Opioid and Other Substance Use Problems

This publicly-available presentation from the Maine Rural Health Research Center (author John Gale) focuses on prevention, treatment, and recovery strategies that rural communities, particularly rural hospitals, can engage in to address the opioid crisis. Additionally, examples of existing programs for each strategy are discussed in the presentation. 

Resource Type
Peer-reviewed Articles and Reports
Continuum of Care
Full continuum of care
Harm Reduction
Response Approach
Cautious Opioid Prescribing
Early Intervention
Medications for Opioid Use Disorder
Overdose prevention