The goal of this project is to build upon existing opioid prevention efforts in NH in partnership with the State Opioid Response Team to increase rural community opportunities to engage in prevention activities such as the Chronic Pain Self-Management Program (CPSMP), online education and skill building, and training for healthcare professionals on prevention of opioid misuse and alternative pain management strategies for patient populations.
Funding & Partners
This project is funded by a SAMHSA Rural Opioid Technical Assistant grant (H79TI083274) awarded to UNH Cooperative Extension.
We're partnering with several agencies across the state:
University of New Hampshire Institute of Health Policy and Practice
NH Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services
Bureau of Elderly Adult Services
JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc.
Southern NH Area Health Education Center
From the Newsroom: UNH Receives Nearly a Million Dollars to Help Fight the Opioid Epidemic