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Interim hearing on drug availability and abuse in the Asian/Pacific Islander communities

California. Legislature. Senate. Select Committee on Border Issues, Drug Trafficking, and Contraband.

Interim hearing on drug availability and abuse in the Asian/Pacific Islander communities

October 27, 1989, San Diego, California

by California. Legislature. Senate. Select Committee on Border Issues, Drug Trafficking, and Contraband.

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Published by The Committee in Sacramento, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California.
    • Subjects:
    • Asian Americans -- Drug use -- California.,
    • Pacific Islander Americans -- Drug use -- California.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesDrug availability and abuse in the Asian/Pacific Islander communities.
      StatementCalifornia Legislature, Senate Select Committee on Border Issues, Drug Trafficking, and Contraband.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5824.E85 C35 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1989799M
      LC Control Number90622555

      National Asian Pacific American Families Against Substance Abuse (NAPAFASA) is a private, non-profit, (c)(3) membership organization dedicated to addressing the alcohol, tobacco, and other drug issues of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) populations.   Conflict of Interest: Li-Tzy Wu is a committee member of the National Institute on Drug Abuse Asian American and Pacific Islander Researchers and Scholars Workgroup (NIDA AAPI workgroup), Special Populations Office, National Institute on Drug Abuse. Marvin S. Swartz has served as a consultant to Novartis Pharmaceuticals and has received research support from Eli by:

        Youth under the age of 18 who are accused of committing a delinquent or criminal act are typically processed through a juvenile justice system similar to that of the adult criminal justice system in many ways—processes include arrest, detainment, petitions, hearings, adjudications, dispositions, placement, probation, and reentry—the juvenile justice process operates according to. National Organization of Asian Pacific Islander Ending Sexual Violence, San Francisco, CA. 2, likes 30 talking about this. The National Organization of Asians and Pacific Islanders Ending Sexual Followers: K.

      Meet Our Team. Our Leadership. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, MD, PhD. He is also the founding medical director of the Transcultural Wellness Center of Asian Pacific Community Counseling; a community clinic that specializes in serving the mental health needs of Sacramento’s diverse Asian and Pacific Islander communities. The report presents both secondary data and primary health survey data of Asian and Pacific Islander communities residing in Santa Clara County. Findings from this assessment may serve as an important building block in the county's efforts to address disparities in the Asian American and Pacific Islander community.


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