Midwest Community-University Networking Center for Behavioral Health




Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)


Serves as a Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Regional Center (ROTA-R) in the Midwest region of the U.S. Develops training, best practices, and provides technical assistance related to opioids, stimulants, prevention, treatment, and recovery. Supports rural communities in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska.

What This Program Offers

Midwest Community-University Networking Center for Behavioral Health can provide:

  • Training and technical assistance
  • Access to a resource clearinghouse focusing on opioids, stimulants, and other behavioral health issues

Who Can Receive Services from This Program

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

Geographic Coverage

Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska


There is no application process to receive assistance.

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Topics This Program Addresses

Opioids • Prevention • Recovery • Substance Use Disorder • Treatment