Coping: Coping with Opioid Abuse, 1st Edition

  • Joe Greek
  • Published By: Rosen Young Adult
  • ISBN-10: 1508173958
  • ISBN-13: 9781508173953
  • DDC: 616.86
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released March 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Overview

The use and abuse of opioids—from illegal ones such as heroin to legal prescription painkillers—is a problem that has grown in scale nationwide and caused great concern among educators, families, law enforcement, government officials, and the public at large. This book offers a jumping-off point for youth dealing with opioid abuse in their lives, whether it is their own addiction or coping with opioid abuse among family members or friends. It empowers readers to identify the problem and seek assistance and therapy to cope with and overcome this intensely personal challenge.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Dedication.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: What Are Opioids?.
2: How Addiction Occurs.
3: Life on Opioids.
4: Battling Addiction.
5: The Long Road to Recovery.
Glossary.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
Bibliography.
Index.
All About the Author.
Photo Credits.