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8 edition of Teen drug abuse found in the catalog.

Teen drug abuse

by Wendy Mass

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Lucent Books in San Diego, CA .
Written in English

  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Teenagers -- Drug use -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • High school students -- Drug use -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Drug abuse -- United States -- Prevention -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Drug abuse.

    • About the Edition

      Examines the problem of drug abuse among young people in the United States, discussing the various drugs that are used and why, consequences of drug use, and ways to prevent and treat this problem.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 99-104) and index.

      Statementby Wendy Mass.
      SeriesLucent overview series.
      LC ClassificationsHV5824.Y68 M375 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination112 p. :
      Number of Pages112
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL677071M
      ISBN 101560061960
      LC Control Number97023361

        Ive read Crank, and all those books, I'm looking for a good book similar to those about tragic teen drug abuse. I've also read go ask alice. Any good books?(And I'n not a druggy I'm just interested in that subject.):). behaviors as a result of their drug abuse, and their work performance and personal relationships suffer. z Parents’ drug abuse often means chaotic, stress-filled homes, as well as child abuse and neglect. Such conditions harm the well-being and development of children in the home and may set the stage for drug abuse in the next generation.

      Statistics on Teens and Young Adults and Drug Abuse American 8th, 10th, and 12th graders were surveyed on their drug use and attitudes, and the results are encouraging, showing a downward trend in the use of various drugs in the last 5 years. 2 However, the views surrounding certain substances reflect a decrease in the perceived harm of use. Adolescent drug use carries many health and safety risks—including the risk of accidents, contracting sexually transmitted diseases, and life-threatening or fatal overdoses. And a pattern of drug abuse can also prevent a teen from succeeding in social life and school and .

      Prescription drug abuse is a huge problem in the U.S. The CDC says one in five teens experiments with prescription drugs at some point, and most teens obtain the drugs not from drug dealers or the. saw the publication of a very special Teen Titans book. It made its debut, not on newsstands, but as part of a kit distributed to schools around the country. The kit was co-produced by DC Comics, Inc., and the Keebler Company for use in President Reagan's drug awareness campaign.

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