Starting Points

Starting Points

These guides are here to help you begin working to address substance use disorder (SUD) and opioids in your community. Find key federal resources and funding programs, along with tips and advice:

  • COVID-19 & SUD

    Learn how federal agencies are helping ensure rural communities have access to SUD prevention, treatment, and recovery support services during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Find funding and other resources to help meet your community’s needs during the pandemic.
  • Rural Faith Leaders Workshop

    Workshop series for rural faith leaders. Offers information and resources to help faith communities prepare and help individuals and their family members struggling with addiction and substance use.
  • Nation-to-Nation Tribal Consultations

    Discussion series with tribal leaders examining how federal drug policies impact Indian country. Seeks to identify priorities and recommendations to support American Indian and Alaska Native communities addressing the opioid epidemic and other challenges related to substance use and misuse.