Everything You Need to Know About the Opiod Epidemic

The Need to Know Library

When someone visits a doctor because of an injury and walks away with a prescription for pain relief medication, that small piece of paper could lead to a serious addiction. For readers looking for the lowdown on opioids, this book delivers the facts, including how opioids affect the brain and why something as innocent as a painkiller can lead to a heroin addiction. This practical guide includes tips for coping with pain without resorting to opioids, and resources for those who are facing opioid addiction. Readers will also learn about the history of opioids and what led to the national opioid crisis.

Library Bound Book List: $35.45 / S&L: $26.60
eBook List: $35.45 / S&L: $26.60

Reading Level: 6

Interest Level: 7-12+

Product type : Library Bound Book
ISBN : 978-1-5081-8358-7
Author : Rajdeep Paulus
Copyright : 2019
Language : English
Pages : 64
Trim : 6 1/2" x 9 1/8"
Dewey : 362.29/3--dc23
Bibliography • Detailed Table of Contents • Full-Color Photographs • Further Information Section • Glossary • Index • Sidebars • Websites