Proceedings of a National Conference on Preventing Alcohol and Drug Abuse in Black Communities May 22-24, 1987, Washington, D.C. by National Conference on Preventing Alcohol and Drug Abuse in Black Communities (1987 Washington, D.C.)

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, Office for Substance Abuse Prevention, Distributed by the National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information in Rockville, MD .

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  • African Americans -- Alcohol use -- Congresses.,
  • African Americans -- Drug use -- Congresses.,
  • Alcoholism -- United States -- Prevention -- Congresses.,
  • Drug abuse -- United States -- Prevention -- Congresses.

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SeriesDHHS publication -- no. (ADM) 89-1648.
ContributionsUnited States. Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration. Office for Substance Abuse Prevention.
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 257 p. ;
Number of Pages257
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Open LibraryOL17658248M

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