Report on the survey of drug use among Victorian postprimary students.

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Ministry of Education (Schools Division) and Health Commission, Victoria, distributed by the Coordinator, Drug Education Task Force , [Melbourne]
Youth -- Drug use -- Australia -- Victoria., High school students -- Drug use -- Australia -- Victoria., Drug abuse surveys -- Australia -- Vict


Australia, Vict

ContributionsVictoria. Schools Division., Health Commission of Victoria.
LC ClassificationsHV5824.Y68 R46 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 144 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2453622M
ISBN 100724175938
LC Control Number87155184

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