View USDA to Host Roundtables on Rural Opioid Misuse in Five States; Series to Focus on Impact and Effective Response

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett announced USDA is hosting a series of monthly roundtables on opioids through the summer.  USDA is committed to being a partner to rural communities to address substance misuse disorder at the local level through program investment, strategic partnerships and best practice implementation. For more information, go to USDA’s opioid misuse in Rural America webpage.  To view the report in its entirety, please view the Report to the President of the United States from the Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity (PDF, 5.4 MB). In addition, to view the categories of the recommendations, please view the Rural Prosperity infographic (PDF, 190 KB).


Map of 5 states