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Addressing Substance Use in Rural Areas

9:00am - July 8, 2019 | Timezone: US/Eastern
New England PTTC

Vermont Department of Health Staff Training
west lebanon, NH 03784
United States

Registration Deadline: June 15, 2019
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Addressing Substance Use in Rural Areas

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.

During this half-day workshop the following topics will be addressed:

  • Rural Definition and Statistics
  • Rural Culture-Rurality
  • Rural Issues/Barriers Related to Health
  • Substance Use and Opioid Use
  • Substance Use and Opioid Use in Rural Areas
  • Four Factors Explaining Opioid Use Rates in Rural Areas
  • Training Workforce in Rurality