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Everything you need to know about the opioid epidemic

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First edition.

When someone visits a doctor because of an injury and walks away with a prescription for pain relief medication, that small piece of paper could lead to a serious addiction. For readers looking for the lowdown on opioids, this book delivers the facts, including how opioids affect the brain and why something as innocent as a painkiller can lead to a heroin addiction. This practical guide includes tips for coping with pain without resorting to opioids, and resources for those who are facing opioid addiction. Readers will also learn about the history of opioids and what led to the national opioid crisis.

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Wood Library Association - Canandaigua YA 362.293 PAU (Text)
Young Adult Nonfiction
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781508183587
  • ISBN: 1508183589
  • ISBN: 9781508183570
  • ISBN: 1508183570
  • Physical Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Rosen YA, 2019.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
When someone visits a doctor because of an injury and walks away with a prescription for pain relief medication, that small piece of paper could lead to a serious addiction. For readers looking for the lowdown on opioids, this book delivers the facts, including how opioids affect the brain and why something as innocent as a painkiller can lead to a heroin addiction. This practical guide includes tips for coping with pain without resorting to opioids, and resources for those who are facing opioid addiction. Readers will also learn about the history of opioids and what led to the national opioid crisis.
Target Audience Note:
Grades 7-12.
Subject: Opioid abuse > Juvenile literature.
Drug abuse > Juvenile literature.
Drug abuse.
Opioid abuse.
Genre: Juvenile works.


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