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survey of specialized alcohol and drug treatment agencies in Canada: 1976

Angus Reid

survey of specialized alcohol and drug treatment agencies in Canada: 1976

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Published by Health Promotion Directorate, Health Services and Promotion Branch, Dept. of National Health and Welfare in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alcoholics -- Rehabilitation -- Canada -- Directories,
  • Alcoholism -- Treatment -- Canada -- Directories,
  • Drug abuse -- Treatment -- Canada -- Directories,
  • Drug addicts -- Rehabilitation -- Canada -- Directories

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAngus Reid, Neena Chappel.
    ContributionsChappel, Neena,
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV5283C2 R43
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 227 p.
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20897707M


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