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UTAH RURAL OPIOID HEALTHCARE CONSORTIUM

Combat opioid use disorder and HIV/HCV through education and collaboration.

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ABOUT

The Utah Rural Opioid Healthcare Consortium, or UROHC, brings together providers, health care entities, federally qualified health centers, public and behavioral health organizations, and nonprofit organizations to coordinate resources, expertise, and efforts to combat the opioid issues in Beaver, Carbon, and Emery Counties in Utah.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

BEAVER CONSORTIUM MEETING

There will be a consortium meeting June 10, 2019 at the Beaver Valley Hospital from    10:00 am- 1:00pm.

CARBON/ EMERY CONSORTIUM MEETING

There will be a consortium meeting June 28, 2019 at Four Corner Community Behavioral Health from 10:00 am-1:00 pm.

THE RURAL OPIOID SUMMIT

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Conference for those that are seeking solutions and support to end opioid misuse. Located at Utah State-Eastern July 18-19, 2019.

 

ACTIVITIES

Networking Event
Business Meeting
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MEET OUR CONSORTIUM MEMBERS

CONSORTIUM MEETING NOTES

UROHC EVENTS

RESOURCES

 

NEWS & VIEWS

A quick update on the opioid crisis in rural Utah and the goals of of UROHC.

UPDATE ABOUT UTAH RURAL OPIOID HEALTHCARE CONSORTIUM

March 5, 2019

An update on the opioid crisis in Utah and what UROHC is trying to do to help.

UTAH HOUSE OKS BILL TO REQUIRE MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS TO DISCUSS OPIOIDS WITH PATIENTS BEFORE PRESCRIBING

February 19, 2019

New bill will require healthcare providers to discuss with the patients the alternative options to opioid prescriptions and the risks of addiction associated with taking an opioid.

OPIOID PRESCRIBING RATES IN NONMETROPOLITAN AND METROPOLITAN COUNTIES AMONG PRIMARY CARE PROVIDERS USING AN ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD SYSTEM — UNITED STATES, 2014–2017

January 18, 2019

It was found that from 2014-2017 opioids were prescribed at a higher rate in rural areas than in urban areas. The CDC released on article about prescribing opioids and rates have decreased significantly.

USDA AND ONDCP UNVEIL LATEST TOOL TO HELP RURAL COMMUNITIES ADDRESS THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC

October 30, 2018

USDA and ONDCP created a new tool to help communities find the right resources and funding to battle substance use disorder and opioid misuse.

OPIOID RESPONSE PROGRAM-PLANNING GRANT AWARDED TO SUU

October 12, 2018

The Utah Center for Rural Health was awarded a Planning Grant to combat opioid use disorder.

 

CONTACT UTAH RURAL OPIOID HEALTHCARE CONSORTIUM

351 W University Blvd
Cedar City, Iron County 84720
USA

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