A National Rural Health Day Webinar: The Power of Rural Communities in Action: Responses to the Opioid Crisis in Rural Arizona
- Introduction and Scope of the Issue
- Descriptions of new efforts to address the opioid crisis in Arizona and how rural communities can leverage their strengths to make a difference
- Daniel Derksen, MD, Walter H. Pearce Endowed Chair & Director, Arizona Center for Rural Health: Introduction and Scope of the Issue
- Hope Thomas, TMC, SAHA (Southern Arizona Hospital Alliance) and Ainslee Wittig, Northern Cochise Community Hospital: FORHP Rural Health Network Development Planning Grant
- Leah Meyers, Director, Arizona Rural Women’s Health Network; and Lorraine Ramirez, Coordinator, Arizona Rural Women’s Health Network: FORHP Rural Health Opioid Program Grant
- Jill Bullock, Arizona Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Manager, and Jennifer Peters, Arizona State Office of Rural Health Program Manager, Arizona Center for Rural Health: FORHP Opioid Focus Support for Critical Access Hospitals
- Taylor A. George DrPH, MHS, EMT-P, Section Chief, Services and Development, Bureau of EMS and Trauma System, Arizona Department of Health Services: SAMHSA CARA First Responders
» Download a PDF of this webinar.
This webinar is made possible through funding provided by Health Resources and Services Administration, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth (G22RH24749). Arizona State Office of Rural Health is funded granted through a grant from US Department of Health and Human Services. Grant number H95RH00102-25-00.
This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, DHHS or the U.S. Government.