Rural Adolescents Are More Likely Than Their Urban Peers to Abuse Prescription Painkillers
Provides an overview of the growing epidemic of prescription drug abuse by adolescents in small towns and in rural areas of the U.S., and emphasizes the urgency with which this epidemic should be addressed.
Shannon M. Monnat, Khary K. Rigg
Carsey School of Public Policy
Children and youth · Prescription drug abuse · Rural-urban differences