Preventive services in mental health programs.
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Published by Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English


  • Community mental health services.

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Edition Notes

StatementEdited by Bernard L. Bloom and Dorothy P. Buck.
ContributionsBloom, Bernard L., ed., Buck, Dorothy P., ed., Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education.
LC ClassificationsRA790 .P774
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 100 p.
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5637725M
LC Control Number68065702

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