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National Advisory Council on Rural Health and Human Services (July, 2016). Families in Crisis: The Human Service Implications of Rural Opioid Misuse, Policy Brief.

During its spring 2016 meeting in Beaufort, South Carolina, the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services discussed the unique rural challenges related to opioid use disorder and the experiences of families in crisis. During its site visit the Committee heard from residents, service providers, and stakeholders about the challenges to providing human services to families struggling with addiction. This brief is informed by those experiences, and conversations.

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