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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
Title variation
Chasing the high
Title variation remainder
a firsthand account of one young persons experience with substance abuse
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Summary
A recovering heroin addict tells of how his early days of alcohol and drug use nearly destroyed his life and recounts his decline into a life of crime and homelessness and his successful recovery
Biography type
autobiography
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259882
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
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True
Series statement
Adolescent mental health initiative
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a firsthand account of one young person's experience with substance abuse
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
4726948
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xvi, 170 p.
Isbn
9780195314724
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007035423
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn167511826
  • (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
4726948
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xvi, 170 p.
Isbn
9780195314724
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007035423
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn167511826
  • (OCoLC)167511826

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