Cover of: Drugs by William Dudley


Published by Greenhaven Press in San Diego, Calif .
Written in English.

About the Book

Provides readers with readings on drug abuse in which teens make critical choices.

Table of Contents

Lure of drugs: Young people talk about drugs / Misti Snow
Why teens try drugs / Melissa Krolewski
How curiosity led me to try pot / Tamra Dawn
My experiences with LSD / Anonymous
Teens and psychoactive medications / Stephen Fried
Some facts about drugs: Questions and answers about marijuana / National Institute on Drug Abuse
Dangers of ecstasy and other "club drugs" / Sean O'Sullivan
What hallucinogens can do to your brain / Kathiann M. Kowalski
Basic facts about inhalants / American Council on Drug Education
Heroin abuse and addiction / National Institute on Drug Abuse
Point of contention: Is marijuana a gateway drug? / Joseph A. Califano vs. John P. Morgan and Lynn Zimmer
Consequences of using and abusing drugs: Emergency physician describes some health consequences of drug abuse / Nancy J. Auer
Connection between drugs and AIDS / National Institute on Drug Abuse
Legal consequences of illegal drug use / Cynthia Kuhn, Scott Swartzwelder, and Wilkie Wilson
How drugs can lead to trouble-Teen's story / Richard Robart, as told to Janice Arenofsky
Drugs and family life / Osei K. Edwards
Marijuana and driving / Judy Monroe
Marijuana and your grades /
Point of contention: Should abstinence be the sole goal of drug education programs? Lindesmith Center-Drug Policy Foundation vs. Sue Rusche and Betty Sembler
Addiction and recovery: Recognizing symptoms of drug or alcohol addiction / Kaiser Permanente
Teen's inside view of drug addiciton / Destiny
Life in a drug abuse treatment center / Mike S.
One teen's story of addiction and recovery / Rachel
What should you do if a friend has a drug or alcohol problem? /
Making decisions about drugs and your life: Saying no to your friends / Erin Donovan
Wanting to quit / Go ask Alice!
How to become chemically independent / Jim Parker
Mother's advice to her son / Marsha Rosenbaum
Organizations and websites

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 161-165) and index.

Series Teen decisions


Dewey Decimal Class 362.29
Library of Congress HV5824.Y68 D78 2002

The Physical Object

Pagination 176 p. :
Number of pages 176

ID Numbers

Open Library OL24952854M
Internet Archive drugsdudl00dudl
ISBN 10 0737709227, 0737709235
ISBN 13 9780737709223, 9780737709230
LC Control Number 2001040780
OCLC/WorldCat 47805035

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