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Substance abuse prevention activities

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Published by Center for Applied Research in Education in West Nyack, N.Y .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Substance abuse -- Prevention -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.

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StatementPatricia Rizzo Toner.
SeriesJust for the health of it! ;, unit 6
LC ClassificationsHV4999.2 .T66 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 137 p. :
Number of Pages137
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1406535M
ISBN 100876288794
LC Control Number93014842

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