ERIC Number: ED035919
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
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Drug Abuse. A Guide for Parents and Teachers.
St. Souver, F. Gerald; Plunkett, Thomas G.
This booklet is concerned with providing information on drug abuse. A brief history of drug traffic and today's problem begin the pamphlet. The second part discusses the identification of drugs including opium, heroin, and marihuana. The next section is concerned with non-narcotic drug abuse, including Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD) mascaline, amphetamines, and barbituates. Related areas of youth abuse are also presented, including glue sniffing and use of codeine cough syrups. The next section is a product reference chart. Information on the chart includes medical use, potential for physical and psychological dependence, possible effects when abused, and how taken when abused. Recognizing a narcotic addict is covered and a list of 17 symptoms given. Problems of identification are also covered. Common terminology used in drug traffic is listed in a glossary. A list of audio-visual and reading materials conclude this report. (KJ)
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Authoring Institution: Oakland County Office of Prosecuting Attorney, Pontiac, MI.