Preventing alcohol/drug problems in inner-city communities
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Preventing alcohol/drug problems in inner-city communities a model by Addie J. Key

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Published by U.S. Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Administration, Office of Substance Abuse Prevention, Division of Prevention Implementation in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Drug abuse -- Treatment,
  • Alcoholism -- Treatment

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Statementby Addie J. Key.
The Physical Object
Pagination35 p. :
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14434017M

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