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Friday, March 6, 2009

Inhalant Abuse in Arkansas-new data

From the Northwest Arkansas Times in Fayetteville, Arkansas

The results of the 2008 Arkansas Prevention Needs Assessment survey (6th, 8th, 10th, 12th grades) for Region 1, which encompasses Washington, Madison, Benton and Carroll counties, were recently revealed.

The article noted that “According to the results, students living in rural areas are more likely to abuse drugs such as alcohol, prescription drugs and inhalants.” Additionally, “Inhalant use among adolescents exceeds the national average in all four counties of Region 1.”

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