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Helping the Rural Drunk
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"We can take care of ourselves." That attitude of individualism can hamper the efforts of health-care providers, often seen as "outsiders" in rural communities, said Kathleen Gates Komaridis of Mankato [Minnesota] State University.
Komaridis advised that the key to setting up a successful rural program is "locating the power base in a community--in other words, the person who can be...
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