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Successful Strategies of Rural Communities in the Opioid Epidemic

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Wednesday, March 29, 2023, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. PT.

11 a.m. Mountain  |  12 noon Central  |  1 p.m. Eastern

Addressing substance use, misuse, and addiction continues to be a public health priority.

This webinar features proactive strategies to face the opioid epidemic in rural areas. Two successful critical access and rural hospitals will share their solutions to better engage patients, leaders, providers, front-line staff, and community members in initiatives to prevent opioid-related adverse drug events, address pain, substance misuse, and addiction and identify patients with opioid use disorder to provide them access to medication-assisted treatments


  • Gain insight on the prevalence of the opioid epidemic in rural areas.
  • Hear about hospital's challenges and local solutions to address the needs of rural communities.
  • Understand the importance of connecting all community partners in the opioid response.

Event recording available here.

Event PPT presentation available here.