Drugs in Real Life: Alcohol, 1st Edition

  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532153023
  • ISBN-13: 9781532153020
  • DDC: 362.292
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released April 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019
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Alcohol is a widely accepted substance in American culture, but misuse and abuse of alcohol can have devastating effects. This title explores the history of alcohol, its effects on the body, the laws and policies concerning it, the ramifications of addiction, and the road to recovery. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: A Serious Problem.
2: How Alcohol is Made.
3: Alcohol and Culture.
4: Effects on the Brain and Body.
5: Long-Term Effects of Alcohol Use.
6: Young Adult Alcohol Use.
7: Social Costs.
8: Laws and Policies.
9: Recovering from Alcohol Use Disorder.
10: Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Author.