This briefing paper from the National Judicial Opioid Task Force describes effective strategies to improve access to treatment for opioid use disorder in rural regions. The article discusses barriers to treatment in rural areas, particularly stigma against medication assisted treatment, and describes successful programsin rural communities across the country, including programs in Indian Country.
Funding Source: National Judicial Opioid Task Force
Promising Strategies in Providing Opioid Use Disorder Treatment to Rural, Frontier, and other Underserved Communities
An overview of promising strategies to expand access to treatment for opioid use disorder in rural communities