The opioid epidemic

by Marcovitz, Hal,

Format: Print Book 2018
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies
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Brentwood Library Young Adult Non Fiction YOUNG ADULT 362.29 Marcovitz
Location  Brentwood Library
Collection  Young Adult Non Fiction
Call Number  YOUNG ADULT 362.29 Marcovitz
CLP - Main Library Teen Department - Teen Non-Fiction RC568.O45 M37 2018
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Teen Department - Teen Non-Fiction
Call Number  RC568.O45 M37 2018
Carnegie Library of Homestead Teen Nonfiction YA 362.29 Macr
Location  Carnegie Library of Homestead
Collection  Teen Nonfiction
Call Number  YA 362.29 Macr
When synthetic opioids were developed a quarter-century ago, many physicians believed the drugs would help alleviate the pain caused by severe injuries and debilitating diseases. But while the drugs do deaden pain, they can lead to devastating addiction as well as death through overdose. Meanwhile, the similar-acting but natural opiate heroin continues to be a much-abused illegal drug that threatens the lives of its users.
Additional Information
Subjects Opioid abuse.
Drug abuse.
Publisher San Diego, CA :2018
Language English
Description 80 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 25 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9781682822999
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