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A parent's guide to teen addiction : professional advice on signs, symptoms, what to say, and how to help, Laurence M. Westreich

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A parent's guide to teen addiction : professional advice on signs, symptoms, what to say, and how to help
Title
A parent's guide to teen addiction
Title remainder
professional advice on signs, symptoms, what to say, and how to help
Statement of responsibility
Laurence M. Westreich
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"From Berkeley to the Bronx, teenage addiction has reached epidemic levels. Parents may suspect their teen's substance use, but often don't know if their teen is addicted or what to do about it. Dr. Laurence Westreich, an addiction expert and the father of two teenagers, helps parents navigate the fraught addiction landscape in A Parent's Guide to Teen Addiction. Divided into three sections, this book--based on the author's decades of experience evaluating and treating teenagers who use substances--guides parents from the moment they suspect their teen has a substance abuse problem to the steps families must take after intensive treatment. Dr. Westreich: Lays out the facts of teen addiction and explains how to recognize a problem with a teen: Details what parents need to know about the substances that teenagers commonly use; Provides information on what to do about the substance abuse, including how to find good one-on-one addiction therapy, how to encourage a teen to enter an outpatient program or inpatient facility, and how to line up aftercare treatment Best of all, he includes "tough talk" dialogues that parents can tailor to their specific situation with their teen. This practical, hopeful, and reassuring book helps parents put their teen on the healthy and life-affirming road to recovery."--Publisher's description
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Westreich, Laurence Michael
Dewey number
616.86/00835
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenagers
  • Teenagers
  • Teenagers
  • Compulsive behavior in adolescence
  • Teenagers
  • Teenagers
  • Teenagers
  • Adolescent psychology
  • Child rearing
  • Parenting
  • Adolescent psychology
  • Child rearing
  • Compulsive behavior in adolescence
  • Parenting
  • Teenagers
  • Teenagers
  • Teenagers
  • Teenagers
  • Teenagers
  • Teenagers
  • Compulsive behavior in adolescence
  • Teenagers
  • Teenagers
  • Teenagers
  • Teenagers
  • Teenagers
  • Teenagers
  • Child rearing
  • Parenting
  • Adolescent psychology
Target audience
adult
Label
A parent's guide to teen addiction : professional advice on signs, symptoms, what to say, and how to help, Laurence M. Westreich
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-215) and index
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Love is a battlefield -- The battle begins -- Section I: What you need to know about teenagers, drugs, and substance use. The facts about teenagers and substance use -- Recognizing a problem -- Section II: Specific substances and problems. Alcohol and cigarettes -- Illegal stimulants: cocaine and methamphetamine -- Marijuana and other hallucinogens -- Sedatives: opioids and benzodiazepines -- Performance-enhancing drugs: prescription stimulants and steroids -- Addictions to sex, food, and gambling -- Dual diagnosis: mental illness and addiction -- Section III: The best possible treatment. How to find good treatment and get your teenager to it -- Outpatient treatment for your substance-using teenager -- Inpatient treatment for your substance-using teenager -- Aftercare: the next step after intensive treatment -- Section IV: Appendices. Appendix A: Glossary of selected drug terminology -- Appendix B: Reader's resources -- Appendix C: Bibliography
Control code
ocn974699579
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvii, 226 pages
Isbn
9781510728363
Lccn
2017046318
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
A parent's guide to teen addiction : professional advice on signs, symptoms, what to say, and how to help, Laurence M. Westreich
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-215) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Love is a battlefield -- The battle begins -- Section I: What you need to know about teenagers, drugs, and substance use. The facts about teenagers and substance use -- Recognizing a problem -- Section II: Specific substances and problems. Alcohol and cigarettes -- Illegal stimulants: cocaine and methamphetamine -- Marijuana and other hallucinogens -- Sedatives: opioids and benzodiazepines -- Performance-enhancing drugs: prescription stimulants and steroids -- Addictions to sex, food, and gambling -- Dual diagnosis: mental illness and addiction -- Section III: The best possible treatment. How to find good treatment and get your teenager to it -- Outpatient treatment for your substance-using teenager -- Inpatient treatment for your substance-using teenager -- Aftercare: the next step after intensive treatment -- Section IV: Appendices. Appendix A: Glossary of selected drug terminology -- Appendix B: Reader's resources -- Appendix C: Bibliography
Control code
ocn974699579
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvii, 226 pages
Isbn
9781510728363
Lccn
2017046318
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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