Rural Health Opioid Program (RHOP) Showing Promising Results

Utilizing funds received from a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant for their 10-county service area, the Lake Cumberland District Health Department is partnering with a consortium of area doctors, mental health facilities, and detention centers to reduce morbidity and mortality related to Opioid-Use Disorder (OUD).

At the mid-way point of the 3 year grant, the Rural Health Opioid Program (RHOP) is showing promising results. The charts below show the status of clients on their first visit (Start) versus their last visit (Last).

To view the expanded report, click Rural Health Opioid Program Mid-grant Report.

The Rural Health Opioid Program (RHOP) offers case management to those who live in the Lake Cumberland area at risk for OUD.  Education related to opioid use disorder is provided to individuals who are currently incarcerated, the general public, and healthcare providers.  Referrals to receive services are received through in person self referral in the detention centers, court systems, health care providers, or general public.

Case management and referral services offered through RHOP:

  • Substance abuse treatment
  • Self-help and support groups
  • Educational support
  • Health Education
  • Mental Health Services
  • Medical services for chronic conditions
  • Parenting education
  • Transportation assistance
  • Housing referral
  • Food assistance referral
  • Health insurance and prescription assistance
  • Job training and placement assistance

For more information call the RHOP Program at: 1-800-928-4416 ext. 2285.