Childhood and Chemical Abuse
Prevention and Intervention
Published January 1st 1986 by Routledge – 318 pages
Childhood and Chemical Abuse highlights the most recent prevention and intervention strategies for fighting substance abuse among children and adolescents. The contributors--all experienced researchers and service providers in the chemical abuse field--clarify the negative impact that substance abusers can have on the health, welfare, and productivity of others, document the increased risk of becoming substance abusers that children of substance abusers face, and examine the major causes and correlates of chemical dependency in youth. The issues, research, and strategies within this exciting book provide a grounded and practical direction for the implementation of prevention and intervention techniques in the addiction process.