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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
Member of
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
  • 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 (pages 159-160) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xvi, 170 pages
Isbn
9780195314724
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007035423
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 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 (pages 159-160) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xvi, 170 pages
Isbn
9780195314724
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007035423
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn167511826
  • (OCoLC)167511826

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