Virginia terrorism-related mental health needs assessment

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  • Virginia.


  • September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Terrorism -- Virginia -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Mental health services -- Virginia.,
  • Substance abuse -- Treatment -- Virginia.

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Statementsubmitted to the Center for Mental Health Services of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration by the Virginia Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services.
ContributionsCenter for Mental Health Services (U.S.), Virginia. Dept. of Mental Health, Mental Retardation, and Substance Abuse Services.
LC ClassificationsRC569.5.T47 V574 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination66 p. ;
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3625630M
LC Control Number2002410891

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