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Author Elliot-Wright, Susan.

Title Heroin / Susan Elliot-Wright.

Imprint Chicago, Ill. : Raintree, c2005.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Allendale Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 362.293 ELL    Available
Description 64 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 25 cm.
Series Health issues
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 62) and index.
Contents Heroin's forerunners: a brief history of opiates -- Heroin use today: supply and demand -- Why do people use heroin?: the slippery slope of addiction -- How heroin damages health: a powerful poison -- The social consequences: the end of normal life -- Prevention and treatment: a heroin-free future.
Summary Discusses the effects of heroin on the human body, the dangers of heroin abuse, and heroin abuse treatment and prevention.
Subject Heroin abuse -- Juvenile literature.
Heroin -- Juvenile literature.
Heroin -- Physiological effect -- Juvenile literature.
Drug abuse.
ISBN 0739868942 (lib. bdg.) : $32.79

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