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Alcohol Abuse
Stephen Wallace points out the “reality gap” separating parents and adults from young people at the time they need them most—adolescence—and offers concrete solutions to bridge this gulf. Grounded in hard facts with practical, common-sense advice, Reality Gap combines Wallace’s 25-plus years of experience working with young people as a school psychologist, adolescent counselor, camp director, and college professor with groundbreaking research on adolescent attitudes and behaviors from SADD.
Essays discuss the physical and social effects of drinking alcohol on teenagers, the effectiveness of current government and college policies, and the role the media plays in underage drinking.
Drug Abuse
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.
Experts discuss drug and alcohol addiction and explain how addiction is a treatable brain disease.
Most of the one billion people who smoke every day are aware of the risks they are running. Why do they do it? The Last Cigarette takes a satirical look at the mysterious appeal of tobacco, its mythology and cultural significance.
NIDA's mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.
NCADI is the Nation's one-stop resource for information about substance abuse prevention and addiction treatment.
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Health Source: Consumer Edition provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines, including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Fit Pregnancy, Harvard Health Letter, HealthFacts, Men's Health, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, Vegetarian Times, and many others.
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MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to medical journal articles. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news.
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