Teens Under the Influence: The Truth About Kids, Alcohol, and Other Drugs- How to Recognize the Problem and What to Do About It

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 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 kidsAcross 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 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 Full of candid true stories from adolescent drug users, with facts based on the most recent scientific research, Teens Under the Influence tells you exactly what you need to know to deal with your child s problem, covering such important topics as The common myths and misconceptions about drug addiction The crucial differences between adult and adolescent dependency The reasons kids get hooked The stages of adolescent addiction The different kinds of drugs kids use and combine Various treatment options and how to choose the best treatment for your child Strategies for handling relapsesTeens Under the Influence offers practical help that may save your child s life It may save the life of a friend And it may save your own.
Teens Under the Influence The Truth About Kids Alcohol and Other Drugs How to Recognize the Problem and What to Do About It 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 Many of them will become addicts some wil

  • Title: Teens Under the Influence: The Truth About Kids, Alcohol, and Other Drugs- How to Recognize the Problem and What to Do About It
  • Author: Katherine Ketcham Nicholas A. Pace
  • ISBN: 9780345457349
  • Page: 346
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Teens Under the Influence: The Truth About Kids, Alcohol, and Other Drugs- How to Recognize the Problem and What to Do About It”

    1. A "must have" for ANY parent."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 Herzanek, Co-Author:Why Don't They Just Quit? What families and friends need to know about addiction and recovery90-Minute DVD: Why Don't They Just QUIT? DVD Roundtable Discussion: What families and friends need to kno [...]

    2. Wahoo! I finished my continuing education course! And this was a very interesting read. I had to read it to keep my professional license, but it is a book geared towards parents of teenagers who suspect or know that their child is using drugs. They talk about the illness of addiction and dispell the many myths about it. They go in depth to discuss many of the different drugs that are being used along with the side effects of usage. They end the book talking about different treatment options and [...]

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