Learn the basic facts behind the dangers of methamphetamines and other stimulants, their chemistry and harmful effects, signs of addiction and dependence, addiction treatment options, prevention tools for parents, and much more.
The stimulant class of drugs includes medicine used to treat legitimate conditions such as ADHD and narcolepsy, but also includes illicitly produced methamphetamines and other harmful and addictive drugs. In this Hazelden Quick Guide, expert resources and information come together in an engaging and accessible e-book short. Topics include:
What methamphetamine and stimulants are, and how and why they were created
The history of their use and abuse
Changing cultural, social, and legal factors
Definitions of use, abuse, and dependence, with information on prevention and advice for parents
How the drugs work, including their health effects and what makes them so addictive
Intervention and effective treatment methods
Relapse prevention tools for recovering dependents and addicts
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|Size: ||1.8 MB|
|Date published: || 2014|
|ISBN: ||9781616495640 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|