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The opioid epidemic / Hal Marcovitz.

Marcovitz, Hal, (author.).

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  • 9 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Benton Co PL - Fowler j362.29 MAR (Text) 34044000929644 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola YA 362.29 MAR (Text) 33118000181636 Young Adult: Nonfiction Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland Y362.29 M321 (Text) 76383000454401 Youth New Shelf, Y NF Available -
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch TEEN SOCIAL.SCI DRUGS Marcovitz (Text) 37516002032720 TeenNF Social Science Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville J 362.293 MAR (Text) 37323005318889 NEW-BKS Available -
Ohio Twp PL - Bell Road Library TEEN 362.29 MARCOVITZ (Text) 39206021339278 Teen NF Available -
Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library YA 362.29 MAR (Text) 70621000443510 Young Adult - NEW Available -
Spencer Co PL - Rockport Main Library YA 362.29 MAR (Text) 70741000149429 Adult Non Fiction Available -
Vermillion Co PL - Newport 362.29 MAR (Text) 77831000022295 Adult Non-Fiction (new) Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781682822999
  • ISBN: 1682822990
  • Physical Description: 80 pages : illustrations (mostly color), color map ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, Inc., [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: A problem of epidemic proportions -- How do people get addicted? -- Living in the grasp of opioids -- Regulating opioids -- Prevention, treatment and recovery.
Summary, etc.: When synthetic opioids were developed a quarter-century ago, many physicians believed the drugs would help alleviate the pain caused by severe injuries and debilitating diseases. But while the drugs do deaden pain, they can lead to devastating addiction as well as death through overdose. Meanwhile, the natural opioid heroin continues to be a much-abused illegal drug that threatens the lives of its users.
Target Audience Note: 1280 Lexile.
Subject: Opioid abuse > Juvenile literature.
Drug abuse > Juvenile literature.

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