Across the United States, in small towns and major cities, in suburbs and slums, in public and private schools, thousands of kids are experimenting with drugs. Many of them will become addicts; some will die. The first and only book to focus entirely on adolescent alcohol and other drug use, Teens Under the Influence addresses the immediate dangers that threaten these kidsaexploring the short- and long-term effects of their addiction and giving parents solid, sensitive, practical advice to combat this growing epidemic. Knowledge is the key to defeating drug addictions, and that is what this comprehensive, timely new book provides. Full of candid true stories from adolescent drug users, with facts based on the most recent scientific research, Teens Under the Influence tells you exactly what you need to know to deal with your childas problem, covering such important topics as ac The common myths and misconceptions about drug addiction ac The crucial differences between adult and adolescent dependency ac The reasons kids get hooked ac The stages of adolescent addiction ac The different kinds of drugs kids use and combine ac Various treatment options and how to choose the best treatment for your child ac Strategies for handling relapses Teens Under the Influence offers practical help that may save your childas life. It may save the life of a friend. And it may save your own.The first and only book to focus entirely on adolescent alcohol and other drug use, Teens Under the Influence addresses the immediate dangers that threaten these kidsaexploring the short- and long-term effects of their addiction and ...
|Title||:||Teens Under the Influence|
|Author||:||Katherine Ketcham, Nicholas A M D Pace|
|Publisher||:||Ballantine Books - 2008-11-26|