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The opioid crisis

Author: Duchess Harris; John L Hakala
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Essential library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing, [2019] ©2019
Series: Special reports (Essential Library (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Opioid Crisis examines the reasons behind the opioid epidemic in the United States and its far-reaching effect on people's everyday lives. The brain science behind opioid addiction is also explored, and the book encourages readers to form their own opinions. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Duchess Harris; John L Hakala
ISBN: 1532116799 9781532116797
OCLC Number: 1050593995
Target Audience: 012-017.; Grades 6-12.
Description: 112 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Tragedy strikes --
The history of opioids --
The science of the crisis --
The effects on individuals --
Social costs --
Finger-pointing --
Medical and therapeutic treatments --
Crime, race, and punishment --
What's next?
Series Title: Special reports (Essential Library (Firm))
Responsibility: by Duchess Harris and John L. Hakala.

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The Opioid Crisis examines the reasons behind the opioid epidemic in the United States and its far-reaching effect on people's everyday lives. The brain science behind opioid addiction is also explored, and the book encourages readers to form their own opinions. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO. - from publisher.

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