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Teen involvement for drug abuse prevention

Gladys E. Conroy

Teen involvement for drug abuse prevention

administrator"s guide

by Gladys E. Conroy

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Published by Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Division of Resource Development, Prevention Branch in Rockville, Md .
Written in English

  • Young volunteers in social service -- United States.,
  • Drug abuse -- United States -- Prevention.

  • Edition Notes

    Developed under Dept. of the Army contract no. MDA 930 76 M 1533.

    StatementGladys E. Conroy, Herbert O. Brayer.
    SeriesDHEW publication ; no. (ADM) 78-624, DHEW publication -- no. (ADM) 78-624.
    ContributionsBrayer, Herbert O., National Institute on Drug Abuse. Division of Resource Development. Prevention Branch.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p. in various pagings ;
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17817851M

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