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The addiction inoculation : raising healthy kids in a culture of dependence  Cover Image Book Book

The addiction inoculation : raising healthy kids in a culture of dependence

Lahey, Jessica (author.).

Summary

Summary: A comprehensive reference for parents and educators explains the origins of substance abuse while offering advice for how to identify risk factors and take steps to prevent vulnerable teens from developing an addiction disorder.

Item details

  • ISBN: 006288378X
  • ISBN: 9780062883780
  • Physical Description: viii, 323 pages ; 24 cm
    print
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2021]

Contents / Notes

General Note: Lahey was born into a family with a history of alcoholism and drug abuse; despite her desires to thwart her genetic legacy, she didn't find sobriety until her early forties. Now she provides a comprehensive resource parents and educators can use to prevent substance abuse in children. She presents strategies and practical tools that are age-appropriate and actionable. -- adapted from jacket.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [281]-309) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Hi, my name is Jess, and I'm an alcoholic -- A long, strange trip: drugs, alcohol, and us -- Wired for risk: a primer on the adolescent brain -- Not my kid: who gets addicted, and why -- Tipping the scales of addiction: the protective factors that outweigh risk -- House rules: parenting for prevention -- We have to talk about it: starting the conversation -- Everyone' doing it: friendship, peer pressure, and substance abuse -- The ABC's of addiction prevention: best practices for schools -- Healthily ever after: preventing addiction in college and beyond -- Conclusion: Changing the ending.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Lahey was born into a family with a history of alcoholism and drug abuse; despite her desires to thwart her genetic legacy, she didn't find sobriety until her early forties. Now she provides a comprehensive resource parents and educators can use to prevent substance abuse in children. She presents strategies and practical tools that are age-appropriate and actionable. -- adapted from jacket.
Subject: Substance abuse United States Prevention
Teenagers Drug use United States
Parenting United States
Parent and teenager United States
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Addiction
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Education
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Life Stages / Teenagers
Parent and teenager
Parenting
Substance abuse Prevention
Teenagers Drug use
United States

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