Information Resources for Emergency Department Services

Emergency Department Interventions for Opioid Use Disorder: Overview of the Landscape, Key Components, and Analysis of Five Case Studies

Describes emergency department-based opioid use disorder (OUD) treatment and intervention models and key features of emergency department-based OUD treatment models. Shares findings from 5 case studies of emergency department-based OUD treatment programs located throughout the U.S., including from an emergency department of a free-standing rural hospital in California.

Date: 08/2023
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Rural Health Research RECAP: Opioid Use Disorder and Treatment: Rural-Urban Comparisons

Summarizes research describing differences between rural and urban populations with opioid use disorder (OUD) including youth, young adults, and pregnant women. Includes statistics describing the impacts OUD has on both rural and urban emergency department visits.

Date: 02/2022
Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)