Youth and the drug problem
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Youth and the drug problem a guide for parents and teachers by Harold D. Love

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Published by Thomas in Springfield, Ill .
Written in English


  • Youth -- Drug use

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Statementby Harold D. Love. With a foreword by William H. Osborne.
LC ClassificationsHV5801 .L63
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 101 p.
Number of Pages101
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4466961M
LC Control Number79143748

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iv Preventing Drug Use among Children and Adolescents National Institute on Drug Abuse Preface v Today’s youth face many risks, including drug abuse, violence, and HIV/AIDS. Responding to these risks before they become problems can be difficult. Alcoholism and Youth: Causes. There are a variety of contributing factors to underage drinking to consider: On-going developmental changes: Teens in particular experience a great deal of anxiety and stress as their hormones and social situations change. These transitions may lead them to seek out alcohol to relieve those negative feelings.   Addiction to drugs, alcohol and tobacco are the most common mental health problems in teenagers, a new government report concludes. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly diagnosed problem overall in youth ages 3 to 17, NBC News reports. The findings, from a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention .   For instance, in , 48% of Americans told Gallup that drug use was a serious problem in their community. In , a majority of Americans, 56%, said that the government spent "too little" money fighting drugs. By , 31% said drug use was a "crisis" and an additional 63% said it was "a serious problem" for the nation as a whole.

  In , , and year-olds in every school in Iceland filled in a questionnaire with these kinds of questions. This process was then repeated in and The results of these surveys.   This book provides a sociological examination of young people’s pathways into, and out of, substance abuse. Drawing from in-depth, life-history interviews with over sixty young people who have experienced problematic drug use, the author uses participants’ narratives to throw light on the relationship between trauma and issues such as homelessness, crime and . In effect, this literature separates the problem of drug use by minority youth from that of majority juveniles. After all, the drug use of majority youth more frequently occurs in the confines of stable and affluent communities where aggregate social conditions do not disadvantage them or place them at greater risk for seeking to escape with drugs. Youth drug abuse problems, issues, and treatment Published by Lexington Books in Lexington, :