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drug war in America crisis in alcoholism treatment : hearing before the Subcommittee on Health and Long-Term Care of the Select Committee on Aging, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, first session. by United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging. Subcommittee on Health and Long-Term Care.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English



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  • Alcoholism -- Treatment -- United States.,
  • Substance abuse -- Treatment -- United States.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsKF27.5 .A355 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 115 p. :
Number of Pages115
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1666456M
LC Control Number91601001

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