The Impact of Opioid Use on Rural Communities and Effective Treatment Approaches and Recovery Supports (Part 2)

This webinar provides an overview on the impact of stimulant use on non-metropolitan rural communities. The session begins with a description of the scope of stimulant use with an emphasis on the prevalence in rural settings. The acute and chronic mental health and physical health consequences of stimulant use is reviewed, including information on the impact of stimulant use on memory and cognition. The presentation then shifts focus to a discussion on how to implement effective behavioral treatment interventions and recovery supports for people who have a stimulant use disorder, and strategies for overcoming barriers to accessing treatment in rural areas.

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