Crisis. Epidemic. Tragedy. Opioid stories have been heavy in the headlines and have caught the attention of parents, policymakers, clinicians, first-responders, and so-on. Unlike some other epidemics, rural areas have been particularly affected by the rising rates of opioid prescriptions, and more specifically, opioid misuse.
 “Opioid Misuse in Rural America | USDA.” n.d. Accessed July 10, 2018. https://www.usda.gov/topics/opioids.