Prescription for Disaster: How Teens Misuse Medicine 2018

Prescription for Disaster: How Teens Misuse Medicine 2018
Title:
Prescription for Disaster: How Teens Misuse Medicine 2018
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Format:
Paperback
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Stock:
In stock
GPO Stock Number:
027-004-00045-8
ISBN:
9780160949029
Description

Do you know how to talk with your kids about properly using medications, especially prescription drugs?

FACT: In year 2016, 2.3% of the population, 12 years of age and older, or 6.2 million persons misused a prescription drug at least once in the past month.

This illustrated guide offers parents, caregivers, guidance counselors, school nurses, school administrators, and teens insights about: Opioids, Depressants, and Stimulants

These categories of prescription drugs are frequently misused by the teen and tween population.

Some important information within this resource includes tips for reading the RX label, and offers an understanding of how taking multiple medication types can be potentially harmful with an existing medical condition.

It also covers ways that teens can obtain prescription drugs that may lead to overdose and how certain types of prescription medications, when misused, can affect the brain and body.

Take some time to search other resources to help you keep yourself educated about this topic including:

Keeping Youth Drug Free

Medication-Assisted Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder: Pocket Guide

Drugs, Brains, and Behavior: The Science of Addiction

Mandatory Minimum Penalties for Drug Offenses in the Federal Criminal Justice System

Audience

Parents, school administrators, teenagers, caregivers, guidance counselors, school nurses, medical professionals serving community needs associated with drugs and opioid abuse, first responders.

Product Details

Availability Details:
In Stock
USA Price:
$6.00
International Price:
$8.40
Publisher:
Justice Dept., Drug Enforcement Administration
Key Phrases:
  • Get Smart About Drugs
  • How Teens Misuse Medicine
  • Drug Abuse Prevention
  • Teenagers
  • DEA Resource for Parents
  • Just Think Twice
  • Operation Prevention
Weight:
0.375
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Discount
Cover:
Paper
Unit of Issue (US):
1
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Record Creation Date:
12/13/2018
Last Status Update:
08/22/2019
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