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Curbing drug and alcohol abuse

Curbing drug and alcohol abuse

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Published by Metropolitan Council in St. Paul, Minn. (230 E. Fifth St., St. Paul 55101) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Minnesota,
  • Minneapolis Metropolitan Area.,
  • Saint Paul Metropolitan Area.
    • Subjects:
    • Drug abuse and crime -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis Metropolitan Area.,
    • Drug abuse and crime -- Minnesota -- Saint Paul Metropolitan Area.,
    • Alcoholism and crime -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis Metropolitan Area.,
    • Alcoholism and crime -- Minnesota -- Saint Paul Metropolitan Area.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesPublication ;, no. 400-92-075, Publication (Metropolitan Council of the Twin Cities Area) ;, no. 400-92-075.
      ContributionsMetropolitan Council of the Twin Cities Area.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5833.M56 C87 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination66 p. :
      Number of Pages66
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1362025M
      LC Control Number92622735

      drug-related offenses. Alcohol and other drug problems compound many of the complex issues the justice systems handle every day, including assault, vandalism, child abuse, and divorce. While most attempts to decrease the number of drug-related offenses have often solely emphasized drug interdiction and incarceration, research has shown that. Addiction and the Brain. Excessive substance abuse affects many parts of the body, but the organ most impacted is the brain. When a person consumes a substance such as drugs or alcohol, their brain produces large amounts of dopamine, which triggers the brain’s reward system.

      Teenage Substance Abuse Prevention Preventing teenage drinking and drug abuse can limit the amount of negative consequences facing teens and society as a whole. Start the road to recovery. Books for Kids and Teens About Alcohol and Drug Abuse Kids who live with -- or have been separated from -- alcoholic or drug-addicted adults have lots to deal with in addition to all the other hard stuff that comes with growing up.

      Curbing Rural Drug Abuse. Rural drug users have less access to drugs than urbanites so they tend to take whatever drug is at hand, be it opioid, alcohol or methamphetamine. This polysubstance use complicates prevention and treatment, said Dombrowski, John Bruhn Professor of Sociology and director of the Minority Health Disparities Initiative. Workplaces have introduced programs to prevent and treat alcohol and other drug (AOD) abuse among employees, especially over the past 25 years. The goal of many of these programs has been "human resource conservation"; that is, the programs strive to ensure that employees maintain their careers and productivity (Roman and Blum ).


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