ERIC Number: ED242594
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Drug Abuse: A Handbook for Parents.
Designed for parents of adolescents, this handbook provides drug information and suggestions for parental action regarding children's drug use. The first of seven chapters places adolescent drug use in its social context. Chapter 2 describes home prevention strategies. Chapter 3 focuses on the reasons children take drugs. Chapter 4 describes alternatives to drug-taking that parents can offer their children. Chapter 5 describes parental recourse if a child is already taking drugs. Basic information on marijuana, alcohol, heroin, and other drugs is provided in chapter 6. A list of selected readings concludes the handbook. (LP)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Drug Education, Drug Use, Health Education, Lysergic Acid Diethylamide, Marihuana, Narcotics, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Education, Parent Materials, Parent Role, Sedatives, Social Influences, Social Problems, Stimulants, Youth Problems
Do It Now Foundation, Box 5115, Phoenix, AZ 85010 ($1.00 each, quantity discounts available).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Do It Now Foundation, Phoenix, AZ.