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Resources by Topic: Alcohol use

Symptom Profiles and Illness Course among Anabaptist and Non-Anabaptist Adults with Major Mood Disorders
Study of major mood disorder symptom profiles for Amish and Mennonite clinical patients in Pennsylvania, Indiana, and Ohio. Compares 155 patient profiles to 155 non-Anabaptist study participants who were matched by sex, age, and diagnosis. Discusses rates of alcohol use disorder (AUD) and head injury in relation to major depressive episodes for both population groups.
Author(s): Kelly E. Gill, Stephanie A. Cardenas, Layla Kassem, Thomas G. Schulze, Francis J. McMahon
Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders, 4, 21
Date: 10/2016
Type: Document
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Neighborhood Contextual Factors, Alcohol Use, and Alcohol Problems in the United States: Evidence from a Nationally-Representative Study of Young Adults
Examines Wave III of the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health data for young adults, aged 18-26, to better understand alcohol use and related problems from the past year. Analyzes neighborhood contextual factors, such as density of on- and off-premises alcohol outlets, neighborhood disadvantage, and rural versus urban residence, and mapped alcohol outlet licenses. Includes statistics for demographics, neighborhood context, and alcohol use and problems.
Author(s): Wendy S. Slutske, Arielle R. Deutsch, Thomas M. Piasecki
Citation: Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 40(5), 1010-1019
Date: 05/2016
Type: Document
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The Communities That Care Coalition Model for Improving Community Health through Clinical-Community Partnerships: A Population Health Case Report
Discussion paper featuring a community coalition in rural western Massachusetts focused on supporting youth well-being and reducing youth substance abuse. Describes the initiative and the partners involved, including clinicians and public health. Discusses how the Communities That Care Coalition works within a network of local coalitions, including acting as the prevention arm of the region's Opioid Task Force.
Author(s): Jeanette Voas, Katherine Allen, Ruth Potee
Date: 05/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Academy of Medicine
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Alcohol Consumption and Risk for Dependence among Male Latino Migrant Farmworkers Compared to Latino Non-Farmworkers in North Carolina
Study exploring alcohol consumption among male Latino migrant farmworkers. Compares interview data for male Latino immigrants living in three rural North Carolina counties, comparing rates of alcohol consumption and heavy episodic drinking (HED) for 235 farmworkers and 212 non-farmworkers. Discusses risk factors for alcohol dependence among the migrant farmworkers who participated in the study.
Author(s): Thomas A. Arcury, Jennifer W. Talton, Phillip Summers, et al.
Citation: Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 40(2), 377-384
Date: 02/2016
Type: Document
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Sobriety and Alcohol Use Among Rural Alaska Native Elders
Reports findings from descriptive and correlational data gathered during a needs assessment regarding alcohol use among Inupiat and Yup'ik Eskimo elders residing in remote, rural villages in the Northwest region of Alaska.
Author(s): Monica C. Skewes, Jordan P. Lewis
Citation: International Journal of Circumpolar Health, 75(1), 30476
Date: 02/2016
Type: Document
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Washington State Injury and Violence Prevention Guide
Examines the burden of seven of the most common types of unintentional and intentional injuries in rural and urban areas of the state of Washington. Includes injury data, risk and protective factors, and evidence-based or promising prevention strategies for each of the seven types.
Date: 01/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Washington State Department of Health
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Alcohol Use Patterns Among Urban and Rural Residents: Demographic and Social Influences
Analyzes the rates of alcohol use and alcohol use disorder (AUD) in urban and rural areas, and addresses the impact and the consequences of alcohol use on rural populations.
Author(s): Mark A. Dixon, Karen G. Chartier
Citation: Alcohol Research: Current Reviews, 38(1), 69–77
Date: 2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
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The Oglala Sioux Tribe CHOICES Program: Modifying an Existing Alcohol-Exposed Pregnancy Intervention for Use in an American Indian Community
Describes how an existing alcohol-exposed pregnancy prevention program, Project CHOICES, for non-pregnant women was modified and integrated within an American Indian community to prevent Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). Provides the steps necessary to develop a similar program at another tribal or rural site.
Author(s): Jessica D. Hanson, Susan Pourier
Citation: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13(1), 1
Date: 12/2015
Type: Document
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Results from the 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: Detailed Tables
Provides data on illicit drug, alcohol, and tobacco use and attitudes, as well as access to substance abuse treatment. Rural-specific information is available in the detailed tables that list "geographic characteristics."
Date: 09/2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
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Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drug Consumption and Consequences in North Dakota: The North Dakota Epidemiological Profile
Reports on the effects of alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drug use on the lives and families of North Dakotans and the economy of the state. Discusses the rural culture of substance abuse throughout.
Date: 09/2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: North Dakota Department of Human Services
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