Substance Use and Misuse in Rural Areas – About This Guide
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Citing This Guide
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in the guide text. We recommend citing the original source rather than RHIhub in those cases. To cite the guide
as a whole:
Rural Health Information Hub, 2020. Substance Use and Misuse in Rural Areas [online]. Rural Health Information
Hub. Available at: https://www.ruralhealthinfo.org/topics/substance-use
[Accessed 1 December 2022]