Drugs Society and Human Behavior Author:Oakley Ray and Charles Ksir Do you have a friend who unwinds with a six-pack a little too often? A roommate who can't get a good night's sleep without washing down a pill her doctor prescribed? A neighbor who ended up in rehab because he couldn't shake his cocaine habit? Then you probably want to learn more about drugs--why we use them, how they can help or hurt us, who... more »'s affected by drug addiction, and how we can deal with these issues as individuals and as a socity.
"Drugs, Society, and Human Behavior" presents the information you need without making judgments or laying blame: we simply give you the facts and let you draw your own conclusions. Here's what you'll find in this useful, practical book:
*"Drugs in the Media" examines how drug issues are covered on television, on the radio, in books and in magazines, and on the Web. Is the reporting fair and balanced or is it distorted and sensationalized?
***"Exploring Your Spirituality" shows you how nurturing your spiritual health can help you make decisions about drug use from a position of inner strength and self-awareness.
***"Taking Steps" shows you the ins and outs of drug-related issues: Do clean-needle programs encourage IV drug use? Should oral contraceptives be available without a prescription?
***"Try It!" assessments allow you to rate your own behavior: How do your moods and energy level change from day to day? Which drug-free activities give you a rush?« less