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Drug abuse sourcebook : basic consumer health information about the abuse of cocaine, club drugs, marijuana, inhalants, heroin, hallucinogens, and other illicit substances and the misuse of prescription and over-the-counter medications; along with facts and statistics about drug use and addiction, treatment and recovery, drug testing, drug abuse prevention and intervention, glossaries of related terms, and directories of resources for additional help and information

Larsen, Laura. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library HV 5801 .D784 2014 30775305489917 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780780813076 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
  • ISBN: 0780813073 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
  • ISBN: 9780780813083 (eISBN)
  • Physical Description: print
    xx, 636 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: Fourth edition.
  • Publisher: Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, Inc., [2014]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: pt. I. Facts and statistics about drug abuse in the United States -- 1. Prevalence of illicit drug use and substance abuse -- 2. Injection drug use and related risk behaviors -- 3. Drug abuse and related hospitalization costs -- Substance abuse cost to society -- Drug-related hospital emergency room visits -- Increase in emergency room visits related to Ecstasy -- Death from drug overdoses -- 4. Understanding the legal use of controlled substances -- Schedule classifications for controlled substances -- Prescriptions for controlled substances -- Purchasing prescribed controlled substances over the Internet -- Is Marijuana medicine? -- Overview of the Medical Marijuana Debate -- 5. Regulations regarding controlled substances -- The Controlled Substances Act -- Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act -- 6. Substance abuse treatment statistics -- Treatment received for substance abuse -- Increase in treatment admissions for prescription pain medicine abuse -- Predictors of substance abuse treatment completion --
Summary, etc.: "Provides basic consumer health information about the abuse of illegal drugs and misuse of prescription and over-the-counter medications, along with facts about prevention, treatment, and recovery. Includes index, glossary of related terms and directory of resources"--
Subject: Drug abuse Prevention Handbooks, manuals, etc
Drug abuse Treatment Handbooks, manuals, etc
Drug addiction Treatment Handbooks, manuals, etc
Substance-Related Disorders prevention & control Popular Works
Substance-Related Disorders prevention & control Resource Guides
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Substance-Related Disorders therapy Resource Guides
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