Addiction and Overdose: Confronting an American Crisis (Library Binding)

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Addiction and Overdose: Confronting an American Crisis (Library Binding)

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Drug overdosing and death from prescription painkillers and heroin are at epidemic levels in the United States. How do people become addicted to opioids and other dangerous drugs, and why? Meet the experts who study the neurology of addiction. Hear stories of addicts in recovery, and of loved ones left behind by those who died from overdosing. Discover more about the social and economic costs of overdosing and learn about scientific research to decrease it. Learn about the connection between addiction and mental health disorders. Find out how to identify signs of addiction and overdose and what you can do to help someone get assistance.

Product Details ISBN: 9781512409536
ISBN-10: 1512409537
Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books (Tm)
Publication Date: August 1st, 2017
Pages: 128
Language: English