Teens Under the Influence: The Truth About Kids, Alcohol, and Other Drugs- How to Recognize the Problem and What to Do About It
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"It is very educational" according to ItsMyLife218. So far I am enjoying this read. It is very educational. I don't care much for all of the statistics mentioned, they take away from the content.. "This book is a must for anyone working with teens" according to A Customer. I work with teens with drug/alcohol problems and this book is an absolute must. It is an excellent book in that it dispels the myths about teen addiction that are very prevalent in our society. These myths prevent us from dealing with our children, students, and patients in the most effective way. In addition to factual and up-to-date information about addiction's causes and treatment, it includes information from the teens themselves that is not ony profound but touching. While the book is full of essential research, it is also a book I could not put down. The authors artfully provide information in a way that keep. "A "must have" for ANY parent." according to Judy Herzanek. "Kathy Ketcham covers it all in the comprehensive guide for parents and anyone concerned about a teen they care about.This book is so packed with information, you will find yourself referring to it over and over again.A "must have" for ANY parent."Judy HerzanekDir. Creative Development and Marketing/Changing Lives FoundationWhy Don't They Just Quit? What families and friends need to know about addiction and recovery.DVD:Why Don't They Just QUIT? DVD Roundtable Discussion: What families and friends need to know about addiction and recovery.Kindle Edition:Why Don't They Just Quit?
Their compassionate approach should be highly valuable both to parents of children who are already abusing drugs and alcohol, and to those who want to prevent their kids from ever using. . The book's final section gives detailed instructions on how parents can intervene and walk their children through the rehabilitation process, including relapses. From Publishers Weekly Ketcham (Under the Influence) and Pace, founding director of the American Council on Drug Education, present an honest and factual look at the problem of teenage substance abuse in this valuable parenting resource. The authors even explain what each drug's high is like (e.g., "cocaine increases brain levels of the feel-good chemical dopamine" and usually makes a user hyperactive, impulsive and talkative). Copyright 2003 Reed
Many of them will become addicts; some will die. The first and only book to focus entirely on adolescent alcohol and other drug use, Teens Under the Influence addresses the immediate dangers that threaten these kids—exploring the short- and long-term effects of their addiction and giving parents solid, sensitive, practical advice to combat this growing epidemic.Knowledge is the key to defeating drug addictions, and that is what this comprehensive, timely new book provides. It may save the life of a friend. Across the United States, in small towns and major cities, in suburbs and slums, in public and private schools, thousands of kids are experimenting with drugs. Full of candid t