ERIC Number: ED188035
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Nov-30
Reference Count: N/A
The Changing Character of Drug Abuse: The Federal Response. Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Health and the Environment of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, House of Representatives, Ninety-Sixth Congress, First Session on "Where Should the Federal Drug Abuse Policy be Headed in the 1980's?".
Congress of the U. S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.
This document represents the testimony given before the Subcommittee on Health and the Environment of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce of the House of Representatives on November 30, 1979. These presentations address the following areas of concern: (1) New York state services and commissions established to deal with drug abuse; (2) federal financial assistance for national and state drug abuse programs; (3) marihuana and heroin use by young adults; (4) methadone maintenance treatment programs; and (5) drug use/abuse by the elderly. Additional material submitted for the record includes articles on accidental drug addiction, sales of illegal drugs, drug treatment programs sponsored by the New York City Board of Education and the New York State Commission on Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention and Education, and reports of substance abuse incidents in emergency rooms and medical examiner offices. (HLM)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U. S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.
Identifiers - Location: New York