Project Advancing Unity in Rural America (Project AURA)



Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)


Serves as a Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Regional Center (ROTA-R) in the south central region of the U.S. Develops training and offers technical assistance to address opioid and stimulant use in rural communities throughout Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.

What This Program Offers

Project AURA can provide:

  • Seminars
  • Training and technical assistance

Who Can Receive Services from This Program

Eligible participants are healthcare providers, local community leaders, and organizations addressing or seeking to address substance use disorder in their communities.

Geographic Coverage

Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas


There is no application process to receive assistance.

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Topics This Program Addresses

Opioids • Substance Use Disorder