Rural Community Action Guide: Building Stronger, Healthy, Drug-Free Communities

This report from USDA and ONDCP is a compilation of qualitative data collected from numerous community organizations, which provides an overview of the key challenges rural communities face when addressing the consequences of prescription opioid misuse and the use of illicit substances, divided into sections on unique rural challenges, prevention, treatment, and recovery. There is also a supplement that showcases localized efforts implemented to help mitigate the impact of substance use disorder.

Resource Type
Peer-reviewed Articles and Reports
Continuum of Care
Response Approach
Cautious Opioid Prescribing
Housing, Education, and Employment
Medications for Opioid Use Disorder