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Narcotic addicts in Kentucky

O"Donnell, John A.

Narcotic addicts in Kentucky

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Published by National Institute of Mental Health; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., Washington in Chevy Chase, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kentucky.
    • Subjects:
    • Drug addicts -- Rehabilitation -- Kentucky.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby John A. O"Donnell.
      SeriesPublic Health Service publication no. 1881, Public Health Service publication ;, no. 1881.
      ContributionsNational Institute of Mental Health (U.S.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5831.K4 O3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 297 p.
      Number of Pages297
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4066449M
      LC Control Number79604564

      Although the commissions' recommendations were not acted upon because of the abrupt change of administrations in the aftermath of November , Congress later enacted one of its key recommendations in the form of the Narcotic Addict Rehabilitation Act (NARA) of , which established a federal program of civil commitment of narcotic by: Narcotics Anonymous (NA) describes itself as a "nonprofit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem". Narcotics Anonymous uses a traditional step model that has been expanded and developed for people with varied substance abuse issues and is the second-largest step organization.. As of May there were more t NA meetings in Headquarters: NA World Service Office, Chatsworth, Los .   The Narcotics Story gains its props from the shock value it elicits, even though it was intended as a police training film to be shown to a limited audience. Priceless is the scene where the well-dressed hophead, driving a bat-winged Plymouth, pulls up to a suburban drug house replete with darkened window shades and a speakeasy-style narcotics.


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