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Summary Connolly, Sean Need to Know 362.299 General Non-Fiction - 1 Hardback - 1

This volume seeks to provide thorough factual information about amphetamines and is specifically aimed at teenagers. It includes: a range of real-life case studies; information on the effects of drug-taking on the individual and society; and details of organizations who can provide support.

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Based on the UN Millennium Report, the following issues are presented: AIDS, biodiversity, child labour, child soldiers, childrens' rights, climate change, disarmament, drug abuse, education, girl child, globalisation, governance, human rights, international law, preventing conflicts, peace-keeping, poverty, refugees and renewing the UN. Each issue has an overview, progress, focus, the next steps, student activities and resources.

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Summary Connolly, Sean Need to Know 362.298 General Non-Fiction - 1 Hardback - 1

This volume seeks to provide thorough factual information about cocaine and is specifically aimed at teenagers. It includes: a range of real-life case studies; information on the effects of drug-taking on the individual and society; and details of organizations who can provide support.

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Summary Donnellan, Craig Issues 362.29 General Non-Fiction - 1 Paperback - 1

'Drug Abuse in Sport' is the 26th volume in the series 'Issues'. The aim of this series is to offer up-to-date information about important issues in our world. Cases of drug abuse in sport continue to hit the headlines. This book explores this issue from all angles.

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The Drug Testing Pre-Employment website provides information about the rationale for drug testing and the methods used.

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Drugs

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This series examines the most important issues facing the world today. It presents the latest facts, figures and arguments to enable children to make up their own minds about these important questions. It also gives an in-depth overview of each issue from a global perspective, and combines personal stories and case studies with facts and figures and differing viewpoints. This particular title covers the issue of drugs.

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Summary Medina, Sarah Get Wise 362.29 General Non-Fiction - 1 Hardback - 1

Written for children working at primary school, aged eight and over, this volume is part of a series that explores important social issues that affect young people.

Drugs and You

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Summary Rees, Jonathan World Issues 362.29 General Non-Fiction - 1 Hardback - 1

Drugs - What's the Danger?

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Summary Lawless, B What`s at Issue? 362.29 General Non-Fiction - 1 Hardback - 1

A discussion of drug-related issues. It is part of a series which seeks to provide informative and supportive reading on complex and sometimes painful issues and situations that teenagers encounter and need to be informed about. The approach is positive rather than problem-focused.

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Summary Donnellan, Craig Issues 362.29

Why do sportsmen and women use illegal drugs which can ruin their sporting careers? In the run-up to the Sydney Olympics, is this the time to take a more aggressive stance? This book examines the current problems of drugs in sport and the fight against doping.

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Drug use and abuse is something that is likely to affect most people at some point in their lives. But really just how harmful or harmless is drug use? Featuring case studies of two young adults who have been negatively affected by drugs, this program seeks to explore what drugs are, legal and illegal drugs, the effect of drugs on a person's health and wellbeing, what to do in a crisis and prevention and treatment strategies for those affected by drug use and abuse. Features commentary from Chris Morley, a drug and alcohol worker from the Youth Substance Abuse Service.

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Summary Connolly, Sean Need to Know 362.294 General Non-Fiction - 1 Hardback - 1

This volume seeks to provide thorough factual information about ecstasy and is specifically aimed at teenagers. It includes: a range of real-life case studies; information on the effects of drug-taking on the individual and society; and details of organizations who can provide support.

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The U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse has devised this website for teenagers to provide information about the brain's response to steroids.

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The US National Institute on Drug Abuse has devised this website for teenagers. The aim is to provide information about ecstasy and its effects on the mind and body.

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The US National Institute on Drug Abuse has devised this website for teenagers. The aim is to provide information about marijuana and its effects on the mind and body.

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The Facts on Drugs: Nicotine portion of the US national Institute on Drug Abuse, provides information on the science behind nicotine use and its effects.

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The U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse has devised this website for teenagers to provide information about the brain's response to hallucinogens such as LSD and MDMA (ecstacy).

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Teenagers are works in progress on many levels, not the least of which is physically. Abuses such as drugs or alcohol can cause developmental damage to the brain and body that may not be undone. Healthy habits for life such as eating well, exercising, and protecting the skin should be encouraged now.

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Heroin

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This volume seeks to provide thorough factual information about heroin and is specifically aimed at teenagers. It includes: a range of real-life case studies; information on the effects of drug-taking on the individual and society; and details of organizations who can provide support.

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How does a person become homeless? What is it like to be homeless? Gary is 40 & has been homeless for over twenty years, drifting from one temporary accommodation to another. Through his story we explore the connection between drug & alcohol abuse and homelessness and how he was eventually helped to break the cycle. Garys story is contextualised via statistics & documentary video footage.

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Summary Haughton, Emma Health and Fitness 362.29 General Non-Fiction - 1 Hardback - 1

This work aims to explain the consequences of exercise and what effect this has on your body. It shows how exercise creates strength and stamina, the effects on bones, joints and muscles, heart and lungs to help readers to make decisions about their own bodies. It also explores commonly-held myths.

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Summary Donnellan, Craig Issues 362.29

Despite record seizures by customs officers, illegal drugs are flooding into the country. What is being done to tackle the drugs problem? This book explores news, views and statistics on the subject. Included is a chapter on the legalization issue with opinions from both sides of the debate.

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The U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse has devised this website for teenagers to provide information about the brain's response to meth inhalants such as hair spray, petrol and spray paint.

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Summary Connolly, Sean Need to Know 362.294 General Non-Fiction - 1 Hardback - 1

This volume seeks to provide thorough factual information about LSD and is specifically aimed at teenagers. It includes: a range of real-life case studies; information on the effects of drug-taking on the individual and society; and details of organizations who can provide support.

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This site provides information on stress, depression, anxiety and drug Abuse. Topics include stress recognition, brain chemistry, tolerance, over-stress and ways of overcoming the condition.

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The U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse has devised this website for teenagers to provide information about the brain's response to meth amphetamine.

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US National Institute on Drug Abuse has information about marijuana, anabolic steroids, cocaine, hallucinogens and dissociative drugs, heroin, inhalants, meth amphetamine, nicotine and prescription drugs abuse.

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This series is designed to educate young people about a range of drugs by providing clear information that does not patronize, over-simplify or judge. This book includes real-life case studies and experiences, information on the effects of drug-taking and details of helpful organizations.

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Summary Connolly, Sue Need to Know 362.295 General Non-Fiction - 1 Paperback - 1

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The U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse has devised this website for teenagers to provide information about the brain's response to opiates.

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A collection of straight-talking poems that capture the uncertainties and pressures of being in your teens. The collection includes poems on the subjects of domestic violence, drug abuse, teenage sex, bullying and joyriding.

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The SA HealthInfo site is a health information source that offers scientific information on HIV/AIDS, alcohol and drug abuse, chronic disease prevention, nutrition, tuberculosis, malaria and other health issues pertaining to southern Africa. The reading level and content are advanced and are therefore suitable for senior secondary students.

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The SA HealthInfo site is a health information source that offers scientific information on HIV/AIDS, alcohol and drug abuse, chronic disease prevention, nutrition, tuberculosis, malaria and other health issues pertaining to southern Africa. The reading level and content are advanced and are therefore suitable for senior secondary students.

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The US National Institute on Drug Abuse has established this site to inform young people about the dangers of steroid abuse. The site presents information and research into the use of anabolic steroids.

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This report from the US National Institute on Drug Abuse provides information about the the dangers of anabolic steroid use. The site provides information about the drug, its effects and methods of preventing abuse.

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This report from the US National Institute on Drug Abuse provides information about the the dangers of anabolic steroid use. The site provides information about the drug, its effects and methods of preventing abuse.

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This volume seeks to provide thorough factual information about steroids and is specifically aimed at teenagers. It includes: a range of real-life case studies; information on the effects of drug-taking on the individual and society; and details of organizations who can provide support.

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Summary Connolly, Sean Need to Know 362.299 General Non-Fiction - 1 Hardback - 1

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The U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse has devised this website for teenagers to provide information about the brain's response to stimulants such as cocaine.

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The U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse has devised this website for teenagers to provide information about the brain's response to stimulants such as cocaine.

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A BBC news articles about the UK plan to allow random drugs tests on school children. The article is accompanied by related resources.

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Summary Connolly, Sean Need to Know 362.296 General Non-Fiction - 1 Hardback - 1

This volume seeks to provide thorough factual information about tobacco and is specifically aimed at teenagers. It includes: a range of real-life case studies; information on the effects of drug-taking on the individual and society; and details of organizations who can provide support.

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This website developed by the US National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), examines basic fundamentals about neurobiology, including the role of neurons and how drugs of abuse change the brain. The website includes teacher lesson plans and student interactive activities. Cocaine is used as an example of a drug of addiction.

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Summary Sanders, Pete What Do You Know About 362.29 General Non-Fiction - 1 Paperback - 1

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