Overcoming Prescription Drug Addiction: A Guide to Coping and Understanding

Overcoming Prescription Drug Addiction: A Guide to Coping and Understanding

by Rod Colvin

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Overcoming Prescription Drug Addiction: A Guide to Coping and Understanding by Rod Colvin

This newly revised third edition delves into the most widely abused narcotic in the U.S.—prescription drugs. The book offers help to those suffering from this type of addiction as well as their families. The topics discussed include dynamics of addiction and the newest treatment options, who is at risk for addiction, why more teens are abusing prescription drugs, the symptoms of withdrawal, and methods of intervention for family members. Personal stories from addicts who describe their journeys into recovery are also included.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781886039117
Publisher: Addicus Books
Publication date: 06/01/2008
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 200
Sales rank: 1,027,802
File size: 323 KB

About the Author

Rod Colvin has served on an advisory panel for the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse, Columbia University, which did a landmark study on prescription drug abuse. He also maintains the popular website: prescriptiondrugaddiction.com. His previous books are Prescription Drug Abuse and Precription Drug Addiction. He lives in Omaha, Nebraska.

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