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The opioid drug crisis in America is on the rise and has become a serious public health issue. The epidemic concerning opioids such as heroin, has affected more than 4.6 million Americans ages 12 and over. This timely book exposes the consequences of heroin abuse describing the symptoms of addiction, including the physical, emotional, and social damage that can arise from abusing this highly-addictive drug. The facts about heroin abuse and teen use is alarming. By providing information about heroin from different angles, including personal stories from teens suffering from the addition, students will gain a better insight and will connect deeply to the unfortunate suffering surrounding the epidemic. Most importantly, there is an entire chapter devoted to how to get help, and how to deal with peer pressure when choosing to say no.
Publisher: New York : Cavendish Square, 2014.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781627123723
Branch Call Number: 362.29 Mar
Characteristics: 64 pages : color illustrations


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