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The Resource Chasing the high : a firsthand account of one young person's experience with substance abuse, Kyle Keegan ; with Howard B. Moss

Chasing the high : a firsthand account of one young person's experience with substance abuse, Kyle Keegan ; with Howard B. Moss

Label
Chasing the high : a firsthand account of one young person's experience with substance abuse
Title
Chasing the high
Title remainder
a firsthand account of one young person's experience with substance abuse
Statement of responsibility
Kyle Keegan ; with Howard B. Moss
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 616.86092
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
HV5805.K42
LC item number
A3 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands' adolescent mental health initiative
Label
Chasing the high : a firsthand account of one young person's experience with substance abuse, Kyle Keegan ; with Howard B. Moss
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"The Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-160) and index
Contents
The history behind Chasing the high -- What to expect from this book -- Crash and rescue -- Above the city, steeped in misery -- Back from the edge -- Substance abuse and addiction defined -- Addiction is a disease -- A hellish journey -- The early days of using -- My not-so-shady past -- A forbidden sip -- One puff leads to another -- My uncertain future -- Heroin -- A rite of passage versus the slippery slope to addiction -- The ride down that slope -- Who becomes addicted, who does not, and why? -- The noose tightens -- A moment of truth, and then denial -- First shot at detoxification -- Learning the life of an addict -- Desperate moves -- Returning to an unfamiliar home -- "This is your brain on drugs" -- Different types of drugs of abuse -- Trying to get help -- Overconfidence and denial : do not mix -- A minor arrest -- A major arrest -- Up, down, up, down : the saga of addiction continues -- A crucial turning point -- Substance abuse treatment : what to expect -- Treatment of co-occurring mental disorders -- Recovery -- What does recovery mean for you? -- If a relapse occurs-- -- Looking back, looking ahead -- "Real" recovery is whatever works for us
Control code
ocn167511826
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xvi, 170 p.
Isbn
9780195314717
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007035423
System control number
(OCoLC)167511826
Label
Chasing the high : a firsthand account of one young person's experience with substance abuse, Kyle Keegan ; with Howard B. Moss
Publication
Note
"The Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-160) and index
Contents
The history behind Chasing the high -- What to expect from this book -- Crash and rescue -- Above the city, steeped in misery -- Back from the edge -- Substance abuse and addiction defined -- Addiction is a disease -- A hellish journey -- The early days of using -- My not-so-shady past -- A forbidden sip -- One puff leads to another -- My uncertain future -- Heroin -- A rite of passage versus the slippery slope to addiction -- The ride down that slope -- Who becomes addicted, who does not, and why? -- The noose tightens -- A moment of truth, and then denial -- First shot at detoxification -- Learning the life of an addict -- Desperate moves -- Returning to an unfamiliar home -- "This is your brain on drugs" -- Different types of drugs of abuse -- Trying to get help -- Overconfidence and denial : do not mix -- A minor arrest -- A major arrest -- Up, down, up, down : the saga of addiction continues -- A crucial turning point -- Substance abuse treatment : what to expect -- Treatment of co-occurring mental disorders -- Recovery -- What does recovery mean for you? -- If a relapse occurs-- -- Looking back, looking ahead -- "Real" recovery is whatever works for us
Control code
ocn167511826
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xvi, 170 p.
Isbn
9780195314717
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007035423
System control number
(OCoLC)167511826

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