Alcohol and Drug Abuse by Jillian Powell


Alcohol and Drug Abuse by Jillian Powell

The titles in this series discuss many of the difficult issues and problems young people may encounter which threaten the balance of their emotional health and well-being. This book presents the facts the abuse of alcohol and other drugs, such as tobacco, marijuana, heroin and cocaine. It looks at the signs and symptoms of each form of addiction as well as the physical and psychological effects on young people. It considers how and why young people can develop problems with alcohol and drug abuse and gives advice on how to seek help to overcome both the conditions themselves and the underlying issues that may have given rise to them.

About the Author

Jillian Powell, has written more than 200 books for children and young people, including several series on health and social issues including family break-up, bullying, drugs and alcohol, self-esteem and disability.

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48 pages


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Publication date

28th January 2010



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