Dying for acceptance : a teen's guide to drug- and alcohol-related health issues /

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by Esherick, Joan.
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Series: The science of health. Published by : Mason Crest Publishers, (Broomall, Pa. :) Physical details: 128 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm. Subject(s): Teenagers --Drug use. | Teenagers --Substance use. | Teenagers --Alcohol use. | Drugs --Physiological effect. | Alcohol --Physiological effect. | Young adult literature. Year : 2005 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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Birchwood Intermediate School 616.86 ESH Available

Includes index.

Introduction -- Why start? reasons teens choose drugs -- The how of the high: how chemical substances affect the brain -- Doorways to danger: tobacco, alcohol, marijuana, and inhalants -- Helpful drugs, hurtful highs: steroids, otcs, and prescription drugs -- The agony of ecstasy (and other club drugs) -- Heroin, hope, and hanging in there -- Further reading -- For more information -- Glossary -- Index -- Picture credits -- Biographies.