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Rural Issues in Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Treatment By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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The question is not whether alcohol and other drug use is a problem in rural and frontier areas. Prevalence data provide ample evidence that the problem exists. In 1990, a report on rural drug abuse... More > by the General Accounting Office stated that total substance abuse rates are about as high in rural and frontier States as in nonrural States. What differentiates between rural and nonrural areas is that the prevalence rates for particular drugs may vary. For example, the rate of cocaine use appears to be lower in rural areas than in cities, whereas prevalence rates for other drugs, such as inhalants, may be higher. Alcohol is the most widely abused substance in rural areas. However, more than 4 of every 10 rural high school seniors have tried marijuana; 1 in 11 rural high school seniors reports having tried cocaine. Among students in rural areas, the lifetime, annual, and 30-day prevalence rates for stimulants, inhalants, sedatives, and tranquilizers are comparable to those of seniors in nonrural areas...< Less

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Birth Log Book Birth Log Book By Emily Rumsey
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