Illicit drug use disorder rates are similar across metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas and did not decline from 2011-2013 to 2014-2015 despite the implementation of major substance use treatment policies over this time period.
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.
Borders, Tyrone F. and Wen, Hefei, "Illicit Drug and Opioid Use Disorders among Non-Metropolitan Residents" (2018). Rural & Underserved Health Research Center Publications. 3.