Alcohol abuse exceeds illicit drug abuse in rural America and is a serious problem among rural youth, as highlighted here. The report also confirms that the abuse of stimulants, including methamphetamine, is high among certain rural populations, particularly among the rural unemployed.
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Van Gundy, Karen T., "Substance abuse in rural and small town America" (2006). The Carsey School of Public Policy at the Scholars' Repository. 7.
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