ERIC Number: ED346633
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Attention Deficit Disorder: A Look at Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention.
VSA Educational Services, Washington, DC. Resource Center on Substance Abuse Prevention and Disability.
This leaflet briefly describes the symptoms and incidence of attention deficit disorder (ADD) and then discusses problems with alcohol and other drug abuse in people diagnosed with attention deficit disorder. The guide points out that alcohol and other drug abuse prevention efforts should include information specific to the person's disability. It offers suggestions to bring about positive interactions with persons with ADD, notes four commonly held myths about ADD and facts dispelling the myths, and lists four organizational and nine printed resources for more information. (JDD)
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Attention Deficit Disorders, Drug Abuse, Individual Characteristics, Intervention, Organizations (Groups), Prevention, Resources, Substance Abuse, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
Resource Center on Substance Abuse Prevention and Disability, 1331 F St., N.W., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20004 (braille, large print, and audiocassette versions also available).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Office for Substance Abuse Prevention.
Authoring Institution: VSA Educational Services, Washington, DC. Resource Center on Substance Abuse Prevention and Disability.
Note: For related documents, see EC 301 245-257.