Challenges for children"s mental health services
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Challenges for children"s mental health services by Mitre Corporation. Metrek Division.

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Published by The Division in McLean, Va .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Child mental health services -- United States.

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Edition Notes

StatementMITRE staff, John Salasin, principal investigator, Howard Bregman ... [et al.] ; produced by METREK Division/The MITRE Corporation in collaboration with the Mental Health Service Development Branch, National Institute of Mental Health.
ContributionsSalasin, John., National Institute of Mental Health (U.S.). Mental Health Services Development Branch.
LC ClassificationsRJ111 .M55 1977
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 131 p. ;
Number of Pages131
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4606196M
LC Control Number77369479

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