Youth suicide in Indian country
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Youth suicide in Indian country hearing before the Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, February 26, 2009. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Indian Affairs (1993- )

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Written in English


  • Indian youth -- Suicidal behavior -- United States,
  • Indian youth -- Suicidal behavior -- United States -- Prevention,
  • Indian youth -- Mental health services -- United States

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SeriesS. hrg -- 111-36
LC ClassificationsKF26 .I45 2009c
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 354 p. :
Number of Pages354
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23938791M
ISBN 100160843405
ISBN 109780160843402
LC Control Number2009438771

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