This book is a reference guide with answers to many questions people have about addiction and addictive behaviors of all kinds, including drugs, alcohol, gambling, sex, Internet usage, and more.
Offers an effective if unorthodox approach designed to help parents take aim at the problem of addiction by explaining how to impart the fundamental skills and values that will protect youngsters and keep experimentation from turning into a more dangerous dependency.
Essays discuss drug abuse, covering such topics as the why people abuse drugs, the legalization of marijuana, the effectiveness treatment options, and American laws and policies relating to substance abusers.
Details the extent of the problem, describes how addicts obtain prescription drugs, looks at the most commonly abused prescription drugs, and suggests methods of prevention and treatment.
Provides comprehensive information on substance abuse terms and phrases, and includes a table of controlled substances and the medications used to treat their abuse.