Resources: Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco

Organizations, books, and websites addressing tobacco, drug, and alcohol issues.

Teens & Tobacco: A Fatal Attraction
by Susan S. Lang, Beth H. Marks
Drawing on a variety of current documents, books, and articles, the authors emphatically make their point regarding the medical risks associated with smoking.

How to Raise Non-Smoking Kids
by Neil Izenberg, Robert P. Libbon
This book offers parents concrete methods to prevent children from starting this deadly habit. It includes a quiz for kids on their knowledge of smoking and its effects, an organ-by-organ breakdown of how tobacco affects the body, a timeline on the popularity of tobacco, and more.

Tough Love: How Parents Can Deal with Drug Abuse
by Pauline Neff
Presents real-life accounts of young drug users who needed to receive help, and of the parents' role in seeing that they received it.

Substance Abuse in Adolescents and Young Adults: A Guide to Treatment
by Joseph K. Nowinski
Integrates principles of developmental psychology and concepts of addictions recovery in an effective approach to diagnosing and treating youthful substance-abusers.

Drug and Alcohol Abuse: The Authoritative Guide for Parents, Teachers, and Counselors
by H. Thomas Milhorn, Howard T. Milhorn
With a 100-plus-page pharmacological index to drugs commonly abused, Milhorn's guide to discovery, assistance, and recovery of youthful drug and alcohol abusers is replete with information.

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