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RCORP - Rural Center of Excellence on SUD Prevention

Program Assistance

How Can We Help?

Our Program Assistance is here to help. We meet with you to understand your community’s needs related to substance use disorder (SUD) and work with you on strategies and solutions. Our team assists nationwide, with a focus on rural communities. We have partnered on efforts in Appalachia, the Pacific Northwest, and other regions. With expertise in SUD, mental health, and addiction medicine and a range of resources and trainings prepared and adaptable to your needs, we are ready to:

  • Listen and learn about community needs

  • Consult on evidence-based practices

  • Provide resources and tools

  • Work together to adapt and develop new resources

  • Partner on implementing best practices

  • Provide support throughout implementation

Connect with us today and let us know how we can help you.

You can reach us directly by phone or by email

You can reach us directly at 1-844-263-8762 (1-844-COE-URMC) or

Not sure if we can help? We probably can. 

We’ve listed some examples below. We provide support on various other topics related to SUD and are always developing new projects. We’re connected with other technical assistance providers and can also assist you with referrals.

Frequent Topics

Addressing Stigma

Stigma around SUD often stands in the way of patients and providers utilizing evidence-based treatments. If you’re looking for approaches to address stigma in your community, we have resources to help.

Suicide Prevention

Suicide prevention is a key component of opioid use disorder (OUD) treatment. If you have questions about best practices to respond to suicide risk, we can help.

Naloxone Delivery

Naloxone (often know by the brand name Narcan) can buy precious time for a person to get emergency care in the case of an opioid overdose. We can help with questions about this evidence-based practice, including naloxone training.

Treatment for SUD

There is a wealth of information regarding evidenced-based medications and counseling for SUD. We can lead you to best practices and provide guidance on approaches that work.