Practitioner and Stakeholder Perspectives on Opioid Use and Treatment Across Rural Northern New England

Sponsor: UVM Center on Rural Addiction

This presentation will explore data from UVM CORA’s Baseline Needs Assessments in Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine, sharing insights gathered from practitioners and stakeholders about their concerns about opioid use and their perceived barriers to and beliefs about opioid use disorder treatment.

Learning objectives:

  1. Describe which substances are of highest concern to practitioners and stakeholders in rural northern New England
  2. Identify the top barriers to opioid use disorder treatment in rural northern New England
  3. Discuss differences between rural practitioner and stakeholder beliefs about medications for opioid use disorder
  4. Describe rural first responders beliefs about medications for opioid use disorder.

Valerie Harder, PhD, MHS, Associate Professor in the UVM Depts of Pediatrics and Psychiatry and Co-Director of CORA’s Surveillance & Evaluation Core
Julia Shaw, MPH, Manager of CORA’s Surveillance & Evaluation Core 

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Event Details

August 31, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm