Alcohol practices, policies, and potentials of American colleges and universities
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Alcohol practices, policies, and potentials of American colleges and universities by Lewis D Eigen

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Administration, Office for Substance Abuse Prevention, Distributed by the National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information in Rockville, MD .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • College students -- Alcohol use -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Lewis D. Eigen
SeriesAn OSAP white paper
ContributionsUnited States. Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration. Office for Substance Abuse Prevention, CSR, Incorporated
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 75 p. :
Number of Pages75
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13613584M

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