A practical guide to harmful substance use that will provide new knowledge, insight and ideas for dealing with drug and alcohol problems across the spectrum. With its focus on research findings, best practices and real-life stories, Addictionary strips away the myths and stigma of addiction and provides a clear-eyed, pragmatic look at a complex and difficult issue.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 134-139) and index.
Appendix A: Guide to the Drugs; Appendix B: Assessment Tools; Appendix C: Sample Workplace Policies; Appendix D: How to Talk to Users
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