prevalence and intensity of alcohol and illicit drug use in Pennsylvania
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prevalence and intensity of alcohol and illicit drug use in Pennsylvania a household survey : report by Thomas Vale Rush

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Published by The Council in [Harrisburg, Pa.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Pennsylvania.

Subjects:

  • Drug abuse -- Pennsylvania.,
  • Alcoholism -- Pennsylvania.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

Statementprepared in the Office of Research and Evaluation by Thomas Vale Rush, Alden Small [for] the Governor"s Council on Drug and Alcohol Abuse.
ContributionsSmall, Alden, joint author., Pennsylvania. Office of Research and Evaluation., Pennsylvania. Governor"s Council on Drug and Alcohol Abuse.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV5831.P4 R87
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. in 1 :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4070175M
LC Control Number79624068

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