Contextual differences in substance use for rural Appalachian treatment-seeking women.

  title={Contextual differences in substance use for rural Appalachian treatment-seeking women.},
  author={Lisa M Shannon and Jennifer Rochussen Havens and Allison Mateyoke-Scrivner and Robert Walker},
  journal={The American journal of drug and alcohol abuse},
  volume={35 2},
OBJECTIVE To examine differences in substance use among a sample of women entering treatment from rural Appalachian and non-Appalachian areas. PARTICIPANTS A total of 2,786 women participating in state-funded substance abuse treatment programs statewide. MEASURES Substance use measures were based on the SAMHSA CSAT Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) gathering information on lifetime and past 12-month use of alcohol, marijuana, opiates, sedatives/tranquilizers, cocaine, and… CONTINUE READING


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