• Serious mental illness and drug or alcohol abuse often go hand-in-hand. This eye-opening guide includes an overview of co-occurring disorders, how they develop, treatment options, and self-help tips. Also provides advice on assisting a loved one, and sources of additional information. Tabbed table of contents lets readers flip right to the information...

  • Serious mental illness and drug or alcohol abuse often go hand-in-hand. This eye-opening guide includes an overview of co-occurring disorders, how they develop, treatment options, and self-help tips. Also provides advice on assisting a loved one, and sources of additional information. Tabbed table of contents lets readers flip right to the information...

  • This pamphlet educates older teens and young adults on the risks of heroin use, promotes responsible decisions, and offers specific refusal techniques to use in social-pressure situations, as well as sources of help. 8 panels, 3 1/2" x 8"

  • Emphasizing that the opioid epidemic is of concern to all, this easy-to-navigate guide describes the types of opiates, their effects on the brain, and their costs to society. Guide also covers signs of abuse and overdose, outlines treatments, and offers prescription drug safety tips. Includes motivational action steps to address the problem on an...

  • This eye-opening tabbed guide helps teens recognize the serious dangers of heroin, prescription opiates, and illegal synthetic opiates. In easy-to-follow terms, guide offers an overview of opiates, discusses the link between prescription drug abuse and heroin addiction, provides refusal techniques, and offers advice on helping a friend who may be at risk....

  • This tabbed quick-reference guide helps health-care providers explain opioid risks to patients; encourages patient cooperation; and supports safe, effective chronic pain treatment. Emphasizes that pain can often be managed without opioids, encourages patients to learn about other pain-management options, and more. Tabbed table of contents lets readers...

  • This supportive pamphlet, with text in both English and Spanish, emphasizes that no one deserves abuse, and encourages victims to reach out for help if they're in an abusive situation. In clear terms, pamphlet describes early-warning signs, patterns to watch for, and reasons why many people put up with abuse. Also offers actionable guidance, such as...

  • An overview of nutrition and dietary information to help people eat well on a limited budget. Gives tips on shopping and menu planning. Suggests 12 ways to eat well and save money. Reflects the most recent USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans. 16 pages, 5 1/2" x 8"

  • This booklet provides parents with a clear picture of the risks associated with the Internet. Booklet presents a list of tips that encourage parents to discuss Internet safety with their child, explain dangers and ways to minimize them, monitor their child's online activity, set rules, and use privacy settings. Also warns about the potential consequences...

  • Helps everyone recognize and get help for the suicidal person. Describes problems that may lead to suicide attempts, warning signs, and how to help a person in need. 16 pages, 5 1/2" x 8"

  • As Mother Teddy Bear teaches her children about boundaries, young children learn that their bodies are their own, how they can protect themselves against an unwelcome touch, and the importance of telling an adult if they've been touched in a way that makes them feel unsafe. Demonstrates role playing, and addresses a variety of situations in which children...

  • Workbook helps young readers identify inappropriate touches and behavior, provides a simple definition of "private parts," and teaches readers how to respond to unsafe touches. Children are encouraged to tell a trusted adult about any experiences that have made them feel unsafe or uncomfortable. Features interactive exercises, and includes online access...

  • Cocaine is a very powerful drug, one of the most addictive drugs known. This revised and updated title addresses how cocaine affects the body and the very real risk of addiction. Describes what cocaine and crack cocaine are Explains that cocaine is one of the most addictive drugs    Discusses how cocaine effects the body    Addresses the danger of using...

  • This easy-to-read pamphlet is designed to help low-literacy intravenuous drug users understand how to protect themselves from HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C. The pamphlet:  Encourages drug users not to share needles    Describes how to clean needles when users must share    Features clear instructions and photos Uses a harm reduction approach...

  • Drugs are sometimes used to make sexual assault easier. These drugs make people helpless, unable to defend themselves or remember what happened. Sometimes called predator drugs, this group of drugs is more generally known as date rape drugs. This newly revised and updated pamphlet addresses what to know about them. Discusses the common date rape drugs...

  • Gives overview of 8 common STDs: chlamydia, syphilis, herpes, gonorrhea, HPV/genital warts, hepatitis B, HIV/AIDS and trichomoniasis; Features a handy, comprehensive fold-out chart; Tells how each STD is passed; Explains what to watch for; Discusses what happens if you don't get treated; Stresses how to protect yourself; Covers condom use, STD testing,...

  • Gives valuable HIV and AIDS prevention facts all in one glance; Explains what HIV and AIDS are; Discusses risk assessment; Describes types of HIV tests and results; Offers steps to take after a positive or negative test; Includes ways to practice safer sex; Features a handy fold-out chart explaining how people get HIV and how to protect yourself.

  • Offers practical and creative student-suggested ways to protect against HIV, including: Become an expert on HIV; Be monogamous; Learn to say no and mean it; Be safe, not sorry; Keep condoms handy.

  • 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.

  • Provides an essential overview of the 3 most common types of viral hepatitis: hepatitis A, hepatitis B and hepatitis C; Explains how people get each type; Covers hepatitis symptoms, hepatitis tests and hepatitis treatment; Tells how to protect yourself; Discusses hepatitis vaccines; Includes a comprehensive foldout chart that compares main points.

  • Offers an overview of condom information featuring everything you need know to use them; Advises how to choose, use and store condoms; Describes differences in size, fit, shape and texture; Encourages practice to get comfortable using them; Suggests tips for making them sexy.

  • Describes what transgender means; Explains various ways to be gendered; Suggests ways to be an ally and support transgender friends; Discusses what it means for transgender people to come out; Promotes understanding and acceptance.

  • Offers a convenient, comprehensive guide to this common STD; Stresses that Hep C is serious and can turn into a chronic disease; Explains how it's passed from person to person; Lists who can get it; Describes symptoms; Discusses treatments; Suggests how to prevent it.

  • National Health Information Award winner; Convenient, cost-effective "2 pamphlets in 1" format delivers comprehensive information for 2 audiences; Features illustrated instructions for using a male or female condom; Explains how condoms help prevent pregnancy and most STDs; Describes ways to make condoms sexy; Explains the benefits of each kind.

  • Durable credit-card-sized guide offers quick-reading facts about risk factors for HIV, how the virus is spread, and the importance of getting tested. Guide folds out to show step-by-step instructions for proper condom use, and notes other important ways of protecting oneself. 2-sided, 3 3/8" x 2 1/8" (closed), 6 3/4" x 8 1/2" (open)