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Rural Adolescents Are More Likely Than Their Urban Peers to Abuse Prescription Painkillers

Description
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.
Author(s)
Shannon M. Monnat, Khary K. Rigg
Date
10/2015
Type
Document
Organization
Carsey School of Public Policy
Tagged as
Children and youth · Prescription drug abuse · Rural-urban differences