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Survey shows opioid epidemic more than just "big city" problem

Information continues to be disseminated regarding the nation’s ongoing opioid epidemic and numbers are showing a staggering impact in rural areas and farm country. The American Farm Bureau Federation commissioned a survey on the issue late last year and numbers are concerning says AFBF’s Ray Atkinson. 


AFBF has since teamed up with National Farmers Union in an effort called Farm Town Strong, with the goal of bringing awareness to the issue.
The campaign aims to provide resources and information to help those in rural areas impacted by the epidemic, and one of the tools is a website, “www.FarmTownStrong.org”.

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