Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Impact

The purpose of RCORP – Impact is to improve access to integrated and coordinated treatment and recovery services for substance use disorder (SUD), including opioid use disorder (OUD), in rural areas. Ultimately, RCORP-Impact aims to address the SUD/OUD crisis in rural communities and promote long-term, sustained recovery.

  • Goal 1: Service Delivery Establish and/or expand coordinated and comprehensive substance use disorder (SUD) treatment and recovery services.
  • Goal 2: Workforce Develop a responsive SUD workforce, which includes both peers and clinical providers with diverse scopes of practice.
  • Goal 3: Supportive Services Establish and/or enhance coordination with supportive social services to ensure that rural individuals and families impacted by SUD have the greatest opportunity possible for sustained, long-term recovery.
  • Goal 4: Sustainability Develop innovative, multi-sectoral approaches to ensure the continued availability of RCORP-Impact supported services in the target rural service area.