Facts and Fiction About Drugs
Almost daily, news headlines mention drugs, abuse, and
abuse-associated deaths. And too often, it is a reality right in students' own
lives. This timely set provides younger students with a comprehensive look at
the drugs that are most often abused in our society, which has led to a public
health crisis in the United States. Written at an age-appropriate level, this
insightful series cuts through the confusion surrounding drugs including
marijuana, crystal meth, heroin, and opioids and prescription medications.
Up-to-date facts are presented in an accessible manner, empowering students to
make choices that will protect their health and their futures.
• Special sidebars help readers discern between trustworthy
and untrustworthy sources of information
highlights age-appropriate resources for kids who may know someone who is
dealing with an addiction