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Study of volunteers in drug abuse programs.

Leona S. Aiken

Study of volunteers in drug abuse programs.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration in Rockville, Md .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Volunteer workers in drug abuse programs -- United States.,
    • Drug abuse -- Treatment -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesTreatment research report, DHHS publication ;, no. (ADM) 81-1147
      ContributionsLoSciuto, Leonard A., Ausetts, Mary Ann., United States. Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration., National Institute on Drug Abuse., Temple University. Institute for Survey Research.
      LC ClassificationsHV5825 .A675
      The Physical Object
      Pagination18 p. ;
      Number of Pages18
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3922031M
      LC Control Number81603410

      Genre/Form: Bibliographies Bibliography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ausetts, Mary Ann. Use of volunteers in drug abuse services. Rockville, Md.: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Division of Resource Development, Services Research Branch, Despite the official statistics showing that the number of drug users has been declining, the problem of drug abuse remains serious in Hong Kong. This problem is evidenced by the trend of hidden and prolonged drug abuse. The recovery of drug abusers is an important process, because the misuse of drugs can cause many bio-psycho-social complications.

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