The Hidden Story of Drugs

The Hidden Story of Drugs

Book - 2014 | First Edition.
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Teens take drugs for a variety of reasons. Sometimes they simply want to feel different. They might feel emotions they want to change, such as sadness or anxiety. And they might even be bored or feel left out. Yet casual drug use can easily develop into abuse and addiction, whether the drug of choice is legal or illegal. Drug abuse can ruin the lives of users and their friends and family. It can cause harm to a person's body and take control of his or her mind. Drug use also supports an illegal drug supply industry, one that involves criminals and gangs. This frank, clear-eyed, sobering text examines what drugs are, what they can do, and how people can get help. From first use to hardcore addiction, drugs affect not only users but also friends, family, and society. This hard-hitting exposé deglamorizes drug abuse and reveals its true toll.
Publisher: New York : Rosen Central, 2014.
Edition: First Edition.
ISBN: 9781477728031
Branch Call Number: TEEN 362.29 KENNEY
Characteristics: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Alternative Title: Drugs


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