TITLE

SUBSTANCE ABUSE

AUTHOR(S)
Dillon, Thale; Ehlers, Julie; Herling, Daphne
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Montana Business Quarterly;Winter2007, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the consumption and the consequences of substance abuse in Montana. Binge drinking is high among high school youth in Montana while smoking marijuana and use of other prohibited drugs is also prevalent among high schools students. There has been an increase in the number of accidents related to the consumption of alcohol, tobacco and drugs in the state. From 2000 to 2005, the percentage of uninsured children in Montana increased. School enrollment has also been declining since academic yea 1995 to 1996.
ACCESSION #
31179234

 

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