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Drug abuse

Author: Arthur Gillard
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2013] ©2013
Series: Issues that concern you.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents readings from a variety of perspectives that allow readers to better understand and navigate the topic of drug abuse.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Gillard
ISBN: 9780737762907 073776290X
OCLC Number: 809612840
Description: 114 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: An overview of drug abuse and dependence / Genevieve Pham-Kanter and Teresa G. Odle --
Drug abusers are often victims of a mental illness / Dr. Harold Koplewicz --
People are responsible for their decision to abuse drugs / Ashley Hames --
Social and environmental conditions cause drug addiction / Gabor Mat --
The war on drugs must end / Laura Carlsen --
The war on drugs must continue / Ruben Navarrette --
Long-term residential drug rehabilitation programs are very effective / Northbound Academy --
Drug rehabilitation programs are not effective / Bankole A. Johnson --
All drugs should be legalized / John Stossel --
Drugs must not be legalized / Joseph A. Califano Jr. and William J. Bennett --
Effective education programs are successful in preventing drug abuse / The Economist --
Spiritual meaning is needed to combat drug abuse / Jeremy Egerer --
Young people need to be taught how to use drugs responsibly / Stanton Peele --
Prescription drug abuse is a growing problem / Jeneba Ghatt --
Attempts to prevent people from abusing prescription drugs are harming legitimate users / Jacob Sollum --
A teenage girl describes her experience with heroin addiction / Anonymous, as told to Jane Bianchi.
Series Title: Issues that concern you.
Responsibility: Arthur Gillard, book editor.

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Presents readings from a variety of perspectives that allow readers to better understand and navigate the topic of drug abuse.

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