Heroin (Dangerous Drugs) (Paperback)
The opioid drug crisis in America is on the rise and has become a serious public health issue. The epidemic concerning opioids such as heroin, has impacted more than 4.6 million Americans ages 12 and over. This timely book exposes the consequences of heroin abuse, describing the symptoms of addiction, including the physical, emotional, financial, and social damage that can arise from abusing this highly addictive drug. By providing information about heroin from different angles, including personal stories from teens suffering from the addition, students will gain insight and will connect deeply to the unfortunate suffering surrounding the epidemic. An entire chapter is devoted to how to get help, and how to deal with peer pressure when choosing to decline drug offers.