Drugs and Their Dangers: Opioids and Their Dangers, 1st Edition

  • Susan E. Hamen
  • Published By: BrightPoint Press
  • ISBN-10: 1682827143
  • ISBN-13: 9781682827147
  • DDC: 362.29
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released September 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Opioids come in many forms, including prescribed painkillers that can be dangerous when misused. The deadly drug heroin is also an opioid. This book examines what opioids are and what the risks of using them are. Readers will learn about the physical damages the opioids do to the body, how addiction affects others, and what treatment for opioid dependence looks like.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Copyright Page.
Fact Sheet.
Introduction: An Unexpected Death.
1: What Are Opioids?.
2: How Do Opioids Affect the Body?.
3: How Do Opioids Affect Society?.
4: How Is Opioid Addiction Treated?.
Source Notes.
For Further Research.
Image Credits.
About the Author.