Rural Response to the Opioid Crisis

04/08/2022 | 26m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

Though often perceived to be a problem of the inner city, substance use has long been prevalent in rural areas. Rural adults have higher rates of use for tobacco and methamphetamines, while prescription drug misuse and heroin use has grown in towns of every size. Substance use can be especially hard to combat in rural communities due to limited resources for prevention, treatment, and recovery.

Aired: 04/08/22

Rating: NR

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