Veterans Health Care: Services for Substance Use Disorders, and Efforts to Address Access Issues in Rural Areas

This is a report from the Government Accountability Office that identifies and compares overall prevalence and differences in urban and rural areas for: the number of veterans with substance use disorder (SUD), the expenditures for veterans receiving SUD services, and availability of specialty SUD services. Veterans with opioid use disoder (OUD) in rural areas were found to receive medication treatment less frequently compared with urban areas. 

Resource Type
Peer-reviewed Articles and Reports
Continuum of Care
Response Approach
Medications for Opioid Use Disorder