Ecology of alcohol and other drug use

helping Black high-risk youth : proceedings of the Howard University, School of Human Ecology, Human Ecology Forum, "The Ecology of Substance Abuse : Toward Primary Prevention Among High-Risk Youth"

Publisher: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, Office for Substance Abuse Prevention in Rockville, MD (5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville 20857)

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  • African American youth -- Alcohol use -- Congresses.,
  • African American youth -- Drug use -- Congresses.,
  • Alcoholism -- United States -- Prevention -- Congresses.,
  • Drug abuse -- United States -- Prevention -- Congresses.,
  • Blacks.,
  • Substance Abuse -- in adolescence.,
  • Substance Dependence -- prevention & control.

Edition Notes

Statementsponsors, Office for Substance Abuse Prevention ... [et al.] ; editors, Ura Jean Oyemade, Deloris Brandon-Monye.
SeriesOSAP prevention monograph -- 7., DHHS publication -- (ADM) 90-1672., DHHS publication -- no. (ADM) 90-1672.
ContributionsOyemade, Ura Jean., Brandon-Monye, Deloris., United States. Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration. Office for Substance Abuse Prevention.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxiv, 228 p.
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17675664M

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