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Addressing Substance Use in Rural Areas

This is a collaborative effort with the PTTC - Scott Gagnon
More than 1 in 5 Americans live within a rural area ... where economic, religious, historical, and geographic factors combine to create a unique culture that influences mental health outcomes, physical health conditions, and health behaviors.

By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to define and articulate:

I. Rural Definition and Statistics
II. Rural Culture-Rurality
III. Rural Issues/Barriers Related to Health
IV. Substance Use and Opioid Use
V. Substance Use and Opioid Use in Rural Areas
VI. Four Factors Explaining Opioid Use Rates in Rural Areas
VIII.Training Workforce in Rurality

Starts: Jul. 8, 2019 9:30 am
Ends: Jul. 8, 2019 12:00 pm
Event Type
Face-to-Face Training
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