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DRUG I.D.& SYMPTOM GUIDE
by Sgt. Ken Whitley, a veteran Drug Recognition Expert

Contains 133 color photos of illicit street drugs and drug paraphernalia, symptoms of influence, effects, duration, methods of ingestion, overdose symptoms and field drug testing procedures. Also includes street slang glossary and more. Authored by Sgt. Ken Whitley, a veteran Drug Recognition Expert. (4 1/4 x 6 1/4)


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DRUG INFLUENCE ID CHART

This handy, pocket-sized drug influence chart was designed by experienced narcotics officers as an instant guide for identifying drug and narcotic influence symptoms. The chart includes a pupilometer and is laminated for durability. 


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LOVE FIRST
by Jeff and Debra Jay

A straightforward, simple and practical resource written specifically for families seeking to help a loved one struggling with substance addiction. Jeff and Debra Jay dispel two all-to-common and damaging beliefs: Addicts, they say, don't have to hit bottom before they can get help and get sober, and second, interventions don't have to be confrontational-hence their emphasis on a love first approach.

 


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ADDICT IN THE FAMILY
by Beverly Conyers

In a well-written, powerful narrative, Conyers shows family members at their worst before showing how they found hope and recovery.

For someone who has an addicted family member or loved one and seeks to better understand addiction in families, this is the book to read.

For anyone who has ever worried about a parent, spouse, child, relative or friend's use of alcohol or drugs, this book will help. No doubt, they'll read their own story in these pages and find hope and recovery.

 


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DRUGS AND YOUR KID
How to Tell if Your Child Has a Drug/Alcohol Problem
by Peter D. Rogers, Ph.D. and Lea Goldstein, Ph.D.

Two psychologists with over 50 years of combined experience in treating adolescent chemical dependency help parents learn how to recognize symptoms, talk with their kids, and determine the best interventions. With over half of all teens having tried an illicit drug by the time they finish high school, this book serves as a family-saving — even lifesaving — guide that gives parents strategies to help their kids overcome substance abuse.


WHAT'S A PARENT TO DO?
Straight Talk on Drugs and Alcohol
by Henry David Abraham, M.D.

Written by a co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, What's A Parent To Do? Straight Talk on Drugs and Alcohol is a no-nonsense self-help guide to the extremely difficult task of preventing and dealing with epidemic drug abuse among children and teens.


CLEAN:  A New General in Recovery Speaks Out

Clean is the real thing: an honest, nonjudgmental, peer-to-peer lifeline for young people thinking about experimenting with drugs, for those who are already experimenting or those who are already addicted, and for families and friends who want to understand and help

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PASSAGES THROUGH RECOVERY: An Action Plan for Preventing Relapse

Paperback, 176 pp.
Author: Terence T. Gorski
Item: 5687
Publisher: Hazelden Publishing and Educational Services
Published Year: 1997
List Price: $14.95 Each

Description:

One of the most important things we learn in recovery is that there really is a way out of all the misery -- if we know which way to go. But abstinence from alcohol and other drugs is just the beginning of our journey, not our destination. And, that journey can be a rough one if we don't know what lies ahead. Use this book as a compass in your recovery to help you stay on course.

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METH: THE HOME COOKED MENACE

Softcover, 176 pp.
Author:
Dirk Johnson
Item:
7794
Publisher:
Hazelden Publishing and Educational Services
Published Year:
2005
List Price:
$12.95 Each

Description:
Methamphetamine has been around for decades, but the recent surge in clandestine “cooking” labs in homes, hotel rooms, and even cars has made this toxic stimulant exceptionally affordable, accessible, and dangerous. With staggering facts and up-to-the-minute information, award-winning journalist Dirk Johnson has written the definitive book about America’s methamphetamine pandemic. Johnson examines the unprecedented physical, mental, social, and environmental destruction caused by meth use and meth production.

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ETHICS FOR ADDICTION PROFESSIONALS
(2nd Edition) - by LeClair Bissell

This trailblazing book provides a comprehensive view of the ethical issues that cut across the addiction field, from employee assistance programs to treatment and aftercare. Asking probing questions that illuminate today's complex ethical landscape, LeClair Bissell and James Royce explore how standard guidelines for professional conduct benefit counselors and clients alike.


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