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Preventing Drug Use Among Children and Adolescents: A Research-Based Guide for Parents, Educators, and Community Leaders National Institute on Drug Abuse

Preventing Drug Use Among Children and Adolescents: A Research-Based Guide for Parents, Educators, and Community Leaders

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Published December 10th 2010
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Kindle Edition
71 pages
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 About the Book 

There are few things as tragic as a child or teenager who has succumbed to drug abuse. Drug addiction can ruin the futures of even the most promising students, athletes, and potential leaders.Do you know the early warning signs of teenage drug abuse?MoreThere are few things as tragic as a child or teenager who has succumbed to drug abuse. Drug addiction can ruin the futures of even the most promising students, athletes, and potential leaders.Do you know the early warning signs of teenage drug abuse?Do you know at what age children are likely to begin experimenting with illegal drugs?If one of your children or students were abusing drugs, would you know how to intervene or be aware of the substance abuse treatment options available?This book uses real-world research and experience to give parents, teachers, and members of the community the answers to these questions.It turns out about 1/4 of all children between the ages of 12 and 17 have used illicit drugs, but you can take steps to make sure your kid isnt one of them.Use the information within to institute your own family prevention plan or encourage your childs school to put a program in place to prevent our children from spiraling down the destructive path of drug abuse. Read about actual examples of drug prevention programs that are currently working to stop substance abuse among our youth.Among other topics, this book addresses:* The early signs of risk that may indicate future drug use* The periods of the highest risk for drug abuse among children and teens* Details about how and when drug abuse starts and progressesTake a look at this book if you are interested in preventing youth and teen drug addiction and implementing effective drug prevention programs.