Rural & Underserved Health Research Center Publications


The policy brief provides nationally representative estimates of perceived treatment need and utilization for illicit drug and prescription pain reliever use disorders among non-metropolitan and metropolitan adults ages 18-64.

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© 2017 Rural & Underserved Health Research Center, University of Kentucky.

The information, conclusions and opinions expressed in this document are those of the authors and no endorsement by FORHP, HRSA, HHS, or the University of Kentucky is intended or should be inferred.

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This project was supported by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under cooperative agreement # U1CRH30041.