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Understanding drug issues

a workbook of photocopiable resources raising issues for young people

by David Emmett

  • 343 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers in London, Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug abuse -- Study and teaching -- Activity programs.,
  • Youth -- Drug use -- Prevention.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[David Emmett and Graeme Nice].
    ContributionsNice, Graeme.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV5808 .E45 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination156 p. :
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL312050M
    ISBN 101853025585
    LC Control Number97222432

    Understanding drug issues: a photocopiable resource workbook. [David Emmett; Graeme Nice] -- Substance abuse is an increasing problem, especially amongst young people. This resource contains over 30 original exercises designed to expand participants' understanding of the issues surrounding. In Drugs and Drug Policy, three noted authorities survey the subject with exceptional clarity, in this addition to the acclaimed series, What Everyone Needs to Know®. They begin, by defining "drugs," examining how they work in the brain, discussing the nature of addiction, and exploring the damage they do to users.

    Drugs, Addiction, and the Brain explores the molecular, cellular, and neurocircuitry systems in the brain that are responsible for drug addiction. Common neurobiological elements are emphasized that provide novel insights into how the brain mediates the acute rewarding effects of drugs of abuse and how it changes during the transition from initial drug use to compulsive drug use and addiction. Addiction is a disease that affects your brain and behavior. When you’re addicted to drugs, you can’t resist the urge to use them, no matter how much harm the drugs may cause. Drug addiction isn’t about just heroin, cocaine, or other illegal drugs. You can get addicted to alcohol, nicotine, opioid painkillers, Author: Teresa Dumain.

    National Drug Codes Explained. Medically reviewed by Leigh Ann Anderson, PharmD Last updated on Feb 8, What is a National Drug Code (NDC)? The NDC, or National Drug Code, is a unique digit or digit, 3-segment number, and a universal product identifier for human drugs in the United States. A prescription drug formulary is a list of approved drugs that a health plan, often through the help of a PBM, has agreed to cover, and defines the prescription drug benefit. The purpose of using a drug formulary is to provide high-quality care using the most cost-effective medications. Typically, a drug formulary is developed by experts using clinical evidence.


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alcohol or drugs, or who engage in criminal behavior, can increase children’s risks of developing their own drug problems. z Peer and School. Friends and acquaintances can have an increasingly strong influence during adolescence.

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