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Personal & social issues: drugs & addiction (Children's / Teenage)

See below for a selection of the latest books from Personal & social issues: drugs & addiction (Children's / Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the Personal & social issues: drugs & addiction (Children's / Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Personal & social issues: drugs & addiction (Children's / Teenage) books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Natural and Everyday Drugs: A False Sense of Security

Natural and Everyday Drugs: A False Sense of Security

Author: Ida Walker Format: eBook Release Date: 02/09/2014

You've seen the ads: "e;Never diet again! Our all-natural treatment magically melts away the pounds!"e; "e;Want to boost your athletic performance? Dr. Smith has found the secret to improved stamina and strength with his all-natural formula!"e; "e;Need more energy? Our all-natural juice product will give you the pick-me-up you need!"e; After all, what do you have to lose? If it's all natural, it can't hurt. Or can it? If you have trouble believing these ads, you're right to be skeptical. "e;All-natural"e; dietary supplements seldom deliver the amazing results they claim. And just because they're natural, doesn't mean that some of these substances can't cause serious damage to a user's health. Read Natural and Everyday Drugs: A False Sense of Security to find out more.

Painkillers: Prescription Dependency

Painkillers: Prescription Dependency

Author: Ida Walker Format: eBook Release Date: 02/09/2014

Statistics on drug use show that abuse is decreasing. That's the good news. But there's bad news as well: the abuse of prescription drugs is increasing. Among the most abused prescription medications are painkillers, something many people have in their medicine cabinets. In Painkillers: Prescription Dependency, you will find out what pain really isand what it isn'tas well as the history of pain. The book also provides up-to-date information about painkillers and how they are abused. Special attention is given to OxyContin, which has expanded addiction to new groups of people. Treatment methods are also coveredbut the best route is never to become addicted!

Recreational Ritalin: The Not-So-Smart Drug

Recreational Ritalin: The Not-So-Smart Drug

Author: Ida Walker Format: eBook Release Date: 02/09/2014

It seemed like an easy answer. If a child was diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorderADHDgive him Ritalin and all would be better. The answerand the conditionturned out not to be that easy. Recreational Ritalin: The Not-So-Smart Drug provides an overview of ADHD and the drug most often prescribed to treat the condition. This book provides you with a description of other drugs like Ritalin and their effects, good and bad. You will also learn about ADHD and the controversy surrounding its diagnosis and treatment. But Ritalin and other drugs like it have moved out of the classroom and away from their legitimate uses in treating a medical condition. College students and young professionals are now using the drugs to gain that "e;extra edge"e; to achieve success. Recreational Ritalin: The Not-So-Smart Drug tells their stories as well. You will also discover how Ritalin abuse is being effectively treated.

Sedatives & Hypnotics: Deadly Downers

Sedatives & Hypnotics: Deadly Downers

Author: Ida Walker Format: eBook Release Date: 02/09/2014

Almost everyone has trouble sleeping once in a while. Sometimes your mind keeps racing with new ideas long after your body is ready to shut down for the evening. Other nights, life's problems follow you to bed and prevent you from getting a good night's sleep. But an occasional night of insomnia needn't justify addiction to sedatives and other sleep-inducing medications. Sedatives and Hypnotics: Deadly Downers reveals the long history of sedatives and hypnotics. You'll discover how these drugs work and their effects, good and bad. Preventative measures are discussed, as well as treatment options for abuse and addiction.

Steroids: Pumped Up and Dangerous

Steroids: Pumped Up and Dangerous

Author: Ida Walker Format: eBook Release Date: 02/09/2014

You're a high school athlete who wants to increase the possibility of a successful college sports career and a shot at the pros. But you know you just don't have all that it takes. Then it hits you: you can do what the pros do (at least some of them)take steroids! It may sound like a good idea, but Steroids: Pumped Up and Dangerous reveals these drugs' dangerous side effects, both short and long term. Get the lowdown on treatment and the legal consequences of using illegal steroids. Perhaps most important, discover safer ways to achieve the same results.

Tobacco: Through the Smoke Screen

Tobacco: Through the Smoke Screen

Author: Zachary Chastain Format: eBook Release Date: 02/09/2014

It has been used in sacred ceremonies, in medicine, and as a life-saving cash crop in the New World. But today, tobacco is a problema big problem. It is one of the first substances to which young people become addicted, and it contains thousands of chemicals that are dangerous to smokers and to those who are simply in the proximity of the smoke. In Tobacco: Through the Smoke Screen, youll learn the story of tobacco, its history, its role in culture, and its dangers. You will also learn about the power of tobacco over smokers and chewers, and how cigarette makers help increase its holdand make it more difficult to live without it. Last of all, youll find suggestions on how to kick the tobacco habit and reverse its ill effects.

The Death of a Giant

The Death of a Giant

Author: David Duncan Sr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/08/2014

The Death of a Giant

The Death of a Giant

Author: David Duncan Sr Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/08/2014

Abstinence Beats Recovery

Abstinence Beats Recovery

Author: Department of Geography John Overton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/07/2014

Cannabis Issues

Cannabis Issues

Author: Cara Acred Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/05/2014