The opioid crisis

by Harris, Duchess,

Format: Print Book 2019
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies
Available (3)
Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Teen Department - Teen Non-Fiction HV5809.5.H36 2019
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Teen Department - Teen Non-Fiction
Call Number  HV5809.5.H36 2019
CLP - Squirrel Hill Teen Non-Fiction HV5809.5.H36 2019
Location  CLP - Squirrel Hill
Collection  Teen Non-Fiction
Call Number  HV5809.5.H36 2019
CLP - Woods Run Teen Non-Fiction HV5809.5.H36 2019
Location  CLP - Woods Run
Collection  Teen Non-Fiction
Call Number  HV5809.5.H36 2019
The Opioid Crisis examines the reasons behind the opioid epidemic in the United States and its far-reaching effect on people's everyday lives. The brain science behind opioid addiction is also explored, and the book encourages readers to form their own opinions. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "The Special Reports series (8 new titles) gives serious, in-depth, yet highly readable treatments to hot topics kids hear or read about every day. All of the books begin with personalized incidents and stories and then branch out to discuss history, important landmarks, statistics, and the various sides of an issue, all peppered with more individual accounts. The Opioid Crisis is a probing examination of this problem, featuring a wide-ranging discussion that looks at everything from pain management to poverty, race, and class issues to Big Pharma. Attractively designed with well-chosen stock photos, these excellent books will certainly be useful for reports; but, perhaps more important, they may well be picked up by readers who want to be better informed about current events and they will be.--Ilene Cooper Copyright 2019 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Special reports (Essential Library (Firm))
Subjects Medication abuse -- Juvenile literature.
Opioid abuse -- Juvenile literature.
Drug abuse -- Social aspects -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Medication abuse.
Drug abuse.
Publisher Minneapolis, Minnesota :Essential Library,2019
Language English
Description 112 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 104-109) and index.
ISBN 9781532116797
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