skip to content
A parent's guide to teen addiction : professional advice on signs, symptoms, what to say, and how to help Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

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

Author: Laurence Michael Westreich
Publisher: NewYork, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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  Read more...
You are not connected to the Oklahoma Department of Libraries network. Access to online content and services may require you to authenticate with your library. Log in for remote access
Getting this item's online copy... Getting this item's online copy...

Find a copy in the library

Getting this item's location and availability... Getting this item's location and availability...

WorldCat

Find it in libraries globally
Worldwide libraries own this item

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurence Michael Westreich
ISBN: 9781510728363 1510728368
OCLC Number: 974699579
Description: xvii, 226 pages ; 22 cm
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.
Responsibility: Laurence M. Westreich.

Abstract:

An expert guide for parents from the moment they suspect their teen has a substance abuse problem to the steps families must take, including "tough talk" dialogues that parents can tailor to their  Read more...
Retrieving notes about this item Retrieving notes about this item

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Dr. Westreich has written an excellent resource for parents, teenagers and clinicians dealing with a wide array of problems that go far beyond the simple matter of substance abuse recognition. This Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.