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This webinar is available on-demand. If you have issue accessing the recording, please email nacomeetings@naco.org.

The Reaching Rural Initiative brings together rural practitioners from different professional backgrounds to advance solutions to address the persistent challenges of substance use in their communities. Over the last year, Reaching Rural fellows convened, received coaching and participated in skill-building workshops to help them improve outcomes in their home communities. This webinar will highlight key insights gleaned from county elected officials who joined Reaching Rural and charted their course for continued progress in addressing substance use.

Hear how the lessons learned from 2023 Reaching Rural Fellows can be adapted within other rural communities to more effectively address substance use disorder. This webinar is hosted by NACo and its partners at the Institute for Intergovernmental Research (IIR). The Reaching Rural Initiative is co-sponsored by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the State Justice Institute.

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Hon. Greg Puckett

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Hon. Wes McCart

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Supervisor, Del Norte County, Calif.
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Hon. Paul McDonald

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