Drug use and drug programs in the Washington metropolitan area

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Published by Rand Corp. in Santa Monica, CA .

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  • Drug abuse -- Washington Metropolitan Area.

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StatementPeter Reuter ... [et. al.] ; prepared for the Greater Washington Research Center.
ContributionsReuter, Peter, 1944-, Greater Washington Research Center., Rand Corporation.
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LC ClassificationsHV5833.W3 D796 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 125 p. :
Number of Pages125
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Open LibraryOL2238224M
LC Control Number89108866

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The research strategy involved focusing particularly on groups which have been. Information about drug abuse in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area is needed (1) to raise public awareness, (2) to help local policymakers decide what to do, and (3) to track overall progress.

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DCMADS was undertaken to assess the full extent of the drug problem in one metropolitan area. The study was comprised of The findings indicate that each type of drug examined has a differing pattern of hospitalization, although in general southwest Washington counties are more heavily impacted by alcohol and drug use.

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Prevalence of drug use in the DC Metropolitan Area household and nonhousehold populations, [National Institute on Drug Abuse.; Research Triangle Institute.;].

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