New RHI Hub – Rural Monitor article features work from RHRC

Opioids’ impact on pain varies depending on the cause of the pain. Ongoing use — coupled with genetic predisposition and vulnerable psychosocial settings — can cause what scientists now recognize as a chronic disorder of the brain: opioid use disorder, or OUD. Medication-assisted treatment, or MAT, is an effective evidence-based treatment for opioid use disorder. Read the full article, featuring work from researchers at WWAMI RHRC, on the RHI Hub website..