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Rural Community Toolkit

Behavioral Health

Improve Behavioral Health Outcomes and Opioid Misuse

Improve Behavioral Health Outcomes and Opioid Misuse

Rural Community Toolkit

The Rural Community Toolbox provides resources to address substance use disorder (SUD) and the opioid crisis.

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The Rural Community Toolbox provides resources to address substance use disorder (SUD) and the opioid crisis.

Project Goals

  • Decrease opioid harm in both opioid-related adverse drug events and deaths
  • Decrease high-dose opioid prescribing in long-term care, acute care, specialty hospitals and in outpatient facilities
  • Increase implementation and access of pain and opioid use best-practices in communities
  • Increase access to behavioral health services for Medicare beneficiaries who need mental health services but are not receiving them

For additional information or to request technical assistance, please email Libby Bickers at Elizabeth.Bickers@AlliantASO.org.

 

Resources

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Naloxone Saves (Co-Prescribing Naloxone is a Best Practice)

Save a Life! Prescribe Naloxone With Every Opioid! On average, more than 90 Americans die by opioid overdose every day Make prescribing naloxone a UNIVERSAL PRACTICE, with every opioid prescription.

    Opioid Adverse Drug Events (ADEs) One-Pager

    This material provides a general overview of Opioid Adverse Drug Effects (ADEs) including definitions, quick facts and common effects.
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    The Implications of COVID-19 for Mental Health and Substance Use

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    Pain Medication Do’s and Don’ts

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    Preventing Deaths of Despair: Mental Health in COVID-19

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    Get Help for Mental Health and Substance Use

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    Opioids and COVID-19: An Epidemic Within An Epidemic

      Rethinking Alcohol: Screening Cost Calculator

        Depression Zone Tool

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          Tips to De-escalate Challenging Situations

          Tips to De-escalate Challenging Situations
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          Comfort Menu Checklist for Patients

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          Suicide Protocol in Primary Care

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          Suicide Prevention Guide

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          Self Care

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          Behavioral Health Screening Workflows for Primary Care Practices

            Rethinking Alcohol: Screening and Cost Calculator

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