Get Smart About Alcohol

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About The Book

Learn the basic facts behind alcohol, including its history, its legitimate uses and legal status, signs of addiction and dependence, addiction treatment options, prevention tools for parents, and much more.Although drinking is legal and socially acceptable for adults, alcohol is still one of the most heavily used and abused addictive substances by both adults and young people. In this Hazelden Quick Guide, expert resources and information come together in an engaging and accessible e-book short.Topics include:What alcohol is and where various types of liquor comes fromThe history of alcohol’s use and abuseChanging cultural, social, and legal factorsDefinitions of normal use, abuse, and dependence, with information on prevention and advice for parentsHow alcohol works, including its health effects and what makes it so addictiveIntervention and effective treatment methodsRelapse prevention tools for those recovering from substance use disorder

Product Details
  • Publisher: Hazelden Publishing (December 2013)
  • Length: 40 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781616495190

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