Positive advice about recovery -- with strong emphasis on the fact that addictions can be beaten. Examines types of addiction, how they may develop, treatments, and how to seek help for oneself and others. 16 pages, 5 1/2" x 8"
This booklet provides practical advice on recognizing the warning signs of relapse, and tells how to get help fast when relapse thinking occurs. Suggests several alterations to daily routines that will help produce positive changes; encourages those who do relapse not to panic; and advises family and friends on what they can do to help. 16 pages, 5 1/2" x 8"
A new generation of people need to understand the dangers of this drug. This booklet provides eye-opening facts about the harmful effects of methamphetamine on mind and body, depicts and describes different forms of the drug, tells how they're used, and describes the far-reaching effects of drug use. 16 pages, 5 1/2" x 8"
This pamphlet explains how alcohol affects mind and body, defines alcohol abuse and alcoholism, urges readers to consider their drinking habits, and points out that many people have made a decision not to drink. 8 panels, 3 1/2" x 8" Please Note: This brochure is in Spanish.
Provides a straightforward discussion of what crack cocaine is and why people use it. Stresses that crack is extremely addictive, and describes the many ways it harms users, their families, and their work situation. Tells how to avoid getting involved with crack, and where to get help for quitting. 16 pages, 5 1/2" x 8"
Has easy-to-read English on one side, Spanish on the other; Convenient "2 pamphlets in 1" format delivers comprehensive information for 2 audiences; Tells what HIV is and how you get it; Explains why sharing needles is dangerous; Gives guidelines for staying safe; Lists 3 easy steps to clean works.
A timely booklet that helps you address the reemergence of this deadly drug's popularity. It promotes prevention and treatment with an account of heroin's devastating impact on users and the people around them. It speaks clearly about users' increased risk of AIDS, and heroin's effects on fetal development. Same content as Classic Booklet, "About Heroin."...
This pamphlet warns men that meth can increase the risk of making poor decisions about sexual behavior. It discusses the potential for addiction; mental health problems; and permanent brain, nerve, and heart damage. Also provides refusal strategies to counter offers of meth. 8 panels, 3 1/2" x 8"
Positive advice about recovery -- with strong emphasis on the fact that addictions can be beaten. Examines types of addiction, how they may develop, treatments, and how to seek help for oneself and others. Same content as Classic booklet "About Addiction." 16 pages, 5 1/2" x 8"
Describes abuse and the risks; Charts 3 types of prescription drugs, negative effects and which are dangerous when mixed; Examines why people abuse prescription drugs; Discusses addiction and warning signs; Includes how to get help.
Answers common questions about drug addiction; Explains how physical and psychological addiction happen; Discusses common addictive drugs; Presents an easy-to-follow fold-out chart showing the stages of addiction and recovery; Describes what it means to be in denial and withdrawal.
Explains what heroin is and why it's highly addictive; Describes the effects of using heroin on the body; Discusses the particular risks of overdose; Covers treatment with medicine and with behavioral therapy; Warns against using heroin during pregnancy.