Young Sober and Free

Author: Shelly Marshall
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1592859283
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Offering strategies for getting and staying sober, first-hand stories, and other resources for teens, parents, and professionals, Young, Sober, and Free helps young addicts and alcoholics through recovery. Real teens tell the real story about getting sober and staying sober in this edgy, winning interpretation of the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. Shelly Marshall lets her teen contributors speak for themselves (and their words are not sugarcoated), while expertly augmenting the personal stories with discussions about time-honored Twelve Step recovery principles. Young, Sober, and Free, first published in 1978, aided the recovery of countless young addicts and alcoholics. This second edition of Young, Sober, and Free, featuring four new stories from teens, is sure to inspire many more. Key features and benefitsfeatures first-person stories of overcoming addiction by teenspresents strategies for getting sober and staying soberexcellent resource for teens, parents, and professionalsAbout the author- Shelly Marshall has dedicated 33 years to working with young addicts. An acclaimed trainer, author, and researcher, she is recognized internationally as an expert in adolescent recovery and her research has been published in four international journals. She lives in Ruthville, Virginia.

Valium and Other Antianxiety Drugs

Author: Cathleen Small
Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC
ISBN: 1502605562
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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These drugs are often prescribed for the treatment of anxiety and seizures. However, they have been used for other purposes, leading to abuse. Teens can learn the benefits, side effects, drawbacks, and costs of these dangerous substances. There are also sidebars on the part these drugs played in the death of model Anna Nicole Smith, on the difficulties of withdrawal, and on the symptoms someone exhibits if they are using these drugs.

Coping with Opioid Abuse

Author: Joe Greek
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 150817394X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The use and abuse of opioids—from illegal ones such as heroin to legal prescription painkillers—is a problem that has grown in scale nationwide and caused great concern among educators, families, law enforcement, government officials, and the public at large. This book offers a jumping-off point for youth dealing with opioid abuse in their lives, whether it is their own addiction or coping with opioid abuse among family members or friends. It empowers readers to identify the problem and seek assistance and therapy to cope with and overcome this intensely personal challenge.

On the Rocks

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Publisher: Franklin Watts
ISBN: 9780531179765
Format: PDF, Docs
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Examines the physical, emotional, and social costs of alcohol abuse and the disease of alcoholism through a combination of current statistics, information from research studies, and the words of those personally struggling with alcohol abuse.

Steroids and Other Performance Enhancing Drugs

Author: David Aretha
Publisher: Myreportlinks.Com
ISBN: 9780766052772
Format: PDF, Docs
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Discusses the history of steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs, their physiological and societal effects, and the difficulty of fighting steroid abuse, both on an individual and a national basis.

Teen Addiction

Author: Marti Heuer
Publisher:
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Format: PDF, Kindle
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A guide to helping a teenager with a drug or alcohol addiction tells parents how to identify the signs of dependency, assist the process of recovery, and encourage a positive attitude