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Teens Under the Influence: The Truth About Kids, Alcohol, and Other Drugs- How to Recognize the Problem and What to Do About It

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Across the United States, in small towns and major cities, in suburbs and slums, in public and private schools, thousands of kids are experimenting with drugs. Many of them will become addicts; some will die. The first and only book to focus entirely on adolescent alcohol and other drug use, Teens Under the Influence addresses the immediate dangers that threaten these kids ...more
ebook, 432 pages
Published November 26th 2008 by Ballantine Books (first published August 26th 2003)
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Judy Herzanek
A "must have" for ANY parent.

"Kathy Ketcham covers it all in the comprehensive guide for parents and anyone concerned about a teen they care about.

This book is so packed with information, you will find yourself referring to it over and over again.

A "must have" for ANY parent."

Judy Herzanek, Co-Author:
Why Don't They Just Quit? What families and friends need to know about addiction and recovery by Joe Herzanek
Why Don't They Just Quit? What families and friends need to know about addiction and recovery
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Darla
Nov 25, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wahoo! I finished my continuing education course! And this was a very interesting read. I had to read it to keep my professional license, but it is a book geared towards parents of teenagers who suspect or know that their child is using drugs. They talk about the illness of addiction and dispell the many myths about it. They go in depth to discuss many of the different drugs that are being used along with the side effects of usage. They end the book talking about different treatment options and ...more
Brenda
Jul 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A must read for any parent......very clear concise and informative.
Nancy
Apr 15, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Necessary reading for all parents and those who work with this population. Informative and well-written.
Adele
Aug 29, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Really informative and thought provoking.
Delia Turner
Aug 29, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A good up-to-date reference book
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I've been writing non-fiction books for nearly 40 years. My first book, UNDER THE INFLUENCE: A GUIDE TO THE MYTHS AND REALITIES OF ALCOHOLISM (co-authored by James Milam, Ph.D.) was published in 1981; my new book, THE ONLY LIFE I COULD SAVE, will be published by Sounds True on April 1, 2018. My books, seventeen in all, have been published in sixteen foreign languages and have sold over 1.5 million ...more
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