Heroin Addiction

Heroin Addiction

by Peggy J. Parks




The Compact Research series offers a concise, relevant, and conveniently organized collection of information covering a variety of topics including Illegal immigration and deforestation to diseases such as anorexia and meningitis. Each book introduces a timely topic in a tightly organized format to hold readers' interest, Lively objective overviews, primary source quotes, and illustrated facts and statistics present an inviting full-color and user-friendly format. Subsets in the Compact Research series include: Addictions, Current Issues, Diseases and Disorders, Drugs, Energy and the Environment, The Internet, Teenage Problems

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781601527561
Publisher: Referencepoint Pr Inc
Publication date: 01/01/2015
Series: Compact Research Series: Addictions
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 6

Heroin Addiction at a Glance 8

Overview 10

How Serious a Problem Is Heroin Addiction? 21

Primary Source Quotes 28

Facts and Illustrations 31

What Are the Health Risks of Heroin Addiction? 35

Primary Source Quotes 42

Facts and Illustrations 45

Can People Overcome Heroin Addiction? 49

Primary Source Quotes 56

Facts and Illustrations 59

What Can Be Done About Heroin Addiction? 63

Primary Source Quotes 70

Facts and Illustrations 73

Key People and Advocacy Groups 76

Chronology 78

Related Organizations 80

For Further Research 84

Source Notes 87

List of Illustrations 90

Index 91

Picture Credits 95

About the Author 96

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