Heroin And Other Opiates -- Keeping Tabs® On A Drug Epidemic
This essential guide alerts readers to the devastating impact of heroin and prescription opiate addiction on individuals, families, and communities. Emphasizing that the opioid epidemic is of concern to all, this easy-to-navigate guide describes the types of opiates, their effects on the brain, and their costs to society. Guide also covers signs of abuse and overdose, outlines treatments, and offers prescription drug safety tips. Includes motivational action steps to address the problem on an individual and community basis. Tabbed table of contents lets readers flip right to the information they need. 16 pages, 3 1/2" x 6"