Upcoming event to focus on substance use disorder in rural communities
Substance use disorders impact everyone, and rural communities face unique barriers when it comes to treatment.
A panel discussion, featuring experts from Indiana University, will dive into substance use disorder in rural Indiana and the impact of stigma, barriers to treatment, harm reduction strategies and how to build resilient communities.
The virtual event takes place from noon to 1 p.m., Dec. 6, and is a collaboration between IU's Responding to the Addictions Crisis Grand Challenge, the Substance Use Disorder Awareness Commission and the Center for Rural Engagement. The discussion is free and open to the public.
- Kass Botts, Healthy Hoosier Communities Liaison at IU's Center for Rural Engagement;
- Brea Perry, Associate Vice Provost for Social Science Research at IU;
- Andrea D. Janota, Director of the IUPUI ECHO Center
April Toler, executive director of research communications at IU, will moderate.
Those interested in joining the discussion can join via Zoom.
The Meeting ID is 814 7543 7390 and the password is 168427.