University of Rochester Medicine Recovery Center of Excellence (RCOE)

Link

https://recoverycenterofexcellence.org/

Sponsoring Organization

Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)

Description

Offers technical assistance and information resources to help rural communities identify and implement evidence-based practices to reduce negative outcomes related to substance use disorder (SUD), including the use of synthetic opioids. Provides assistance to communities nationwide while partnering with 20 specific high-need Appalachian counties in Kentucky, New York, Ohio, and West Virginia to combat the opioid crisis. The UR Medicine RCOE is one of the Rural Centers of Excellence on Substance Use Disorders funded through HRSA's Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP).

What This Program Offers

UR Medicine RCOE can provide:

  • Direct partnerships with 20 high-need Appalachian counties to develop strategies and resources to meet specific community needs
  • Technical assistance to communities nationwide looking to independently identify, adapt, and implement SUD programs
  • Information resources, including webinars, toolkits, guides, and newsletters, featuring evidence-based practices and highlighting model programs and approaches in rural communities
  • Recovery support in New York's Southern Tier region through creation of a recovery ecosystem

Who Can Receive Services from This Program

Eligible participants are public health entities, healthcare providers, local community leaders and organizations addressing or seeking to address SUD.

Geographic Coverage

Nationwide, Kentucky, New York, Ohio, West Virginia

Application

There is no application process to receive assistance.

To request technical assistance complete the online assistance request form.

For additional questions or information:
1-844-263-8762
URMedicine_Recovery@urmc.rochester.edu

Topics This Program Addresses

Community Planning and Coalition Building • Health Education for Community and Patients • Opioids • Recovery • Substance Use Disorder • Treatment