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...

What Happens When You Treat The Addiction Crisis Like A Natural Disaster : Shots – Health News : NPR

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/10/28/658476111/a-rural-community-decided-to-treat-its-opioid-problem-like-a-natural-disaster

Potential Partners

This list was compiled by the Extension Opioid Crisis Response Workgroup. A printable (PDF) version is available here. Federal Centers for Disease Control...

CAPE – Community Assessment and Education to Promote Behavioral Health Planning and Evaluation

Brief Description Community behavioral health outreach focused on planning community-scale initiatives. Community needs assessment; development of community action plans; and Mental Health First...

Resources and ECOP Final Report

Final Report Extension Opioid Crisis Response Workgroup Final Report Resources Extension Behavioral Health Survey Results Final Administered by: Extension Opioid Crisis Response Workgroup...