This interactive website includes information about a study conducted in Cabell County, West Virginia to estimate the number of people in the community who inject drugs in order to determine what services needed to be provided. The website includes a toolkit to help stakeholders apply the methodology and findings in their communities and a calculator that allows stakeholders to estimate the service needs in their rural communities based on application of the study methodology. Produced by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in collaboration with the Cabell-Huntington Health Department.
Funding Source: Bloomberg American Health Initiative at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
Rural Communities in Crisis: A Critical Count to Save Lives During the Opioid Epidemic
An interactive website that presents a method to estimate the number of people who inject drugs in rural communities and calculate the services needs of this population.