USDA Prioritizes Funding to Facilitate Safe Prescription Drug Disposal in Rural Communities

USDA is committed to being a strong partner to local leaders in combatting the opioid epidemic in rural America. Helping rural families find...

FDA approves prescription app for outpatient use disorder patients

The Food and Drug Administration yesterday approved a Mobile Medical application to help increase retention in outpatient treatment programs for opioid use disorder. The...

The Star Tribune: Opioid Epidemic Drives Thousands Of Minn. Kids Into Foster Care

The number of Minnesota children being removed from drug-addicted parents has reached crisis levels, flooding a state child welfare system that was already...

Federal Resources for Rural Communities to Help Address Substance Use Disorder and Opioid Misuse

Rural Opioids Report October 11 2018

Chronic Pain Self-Management Program

Brief Description Educational program delivered once a week for six weeks to increase self-efficacy for pain management. Classes are highly participative, where mutual support...

Strengthening Families Program 10-14

Brief description Household-based educational program designed to reduce risk factors and increase protective factors to prevent adolescent substance use and other problem behaviors....

Mental Health First Aid

Brief Description Certification course to providing education to equip individuals to recognize and respond to mental health crises. The goal of Mental Health...

Life Skills Training

Brief Description Education and prevention activities that include comprehensive, skill-based  programming to prevent teen risk behaviors. Teaches communication skills and promotes healthy coping...

Generation Rx

Brief Description Educational program started at Ohio State University in the College of Pharmacy. Promotion of safe use of prescription medications and information...

Community-Based Opioid Awareness

Brief Description Educational program includes factsheets, town hall events, presentations, documentary film screenings with discussion, and Mental Health First Aid training. Duration Single...