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Author: Dianne R Hales
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, [1987]
Series: Encyclopedia of psychoactive drugs., Series 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bombarded by alarming statitsics about drug abuse in this country, we often forget a simple fact: Behind the numbers are people, ordinary men, women, and teens who turn to drugs in search of a solution to their problems, and end up with even bigger problems. Case Histories exmains drug and alcohol abuse through the eyes of alcoholics and addicts. None of the ten individuals recorded ever intended to become dependent  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dianne R Hales
ISBN: 1555462170 9781555462178
OCLC Number: 15133196
Description: 104 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Jimmy: Under the influence --
Jennifer: All in the family --
David: It's only pot --
Sherri: Fifteen years of addiction --
Bonnie: Mother and child --
Getting help: A picture essay --
Nick: A cokeaholic's tale --
Sandy: No place to run --
Jeff: Life and death on the streets --
Marianne: Poor little fat girl --
Keith: A junkie's journey.
Series Title: Encyclopedia of psychoactive drugs., Series 2.
Responsibility: Dianne Hales.

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Provides ten case histories of adults and teenagers that recount the toll dru dependency takes on users and describe the treatment necessary to maintain a drug-free existence.  Read more...

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