The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is a leader in the fight to reduce tobacco use and its devastating consequences in the United States and around the world. By changing public attitudes and public policies on tobacco, the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids strives to prevent kids from smoking, help smokers quit and protect everyone from secondhand smoke.
The tobacco website for the Centers for Disease Control
links visitors to the latest information on the hazardous effects of smoking and
tobacco use and the latest tobacco related research.
Inaba & William E. Cohen, Uppers, downers, all arounders: physical and mental effects of psychoactive drugs (Oregon: CNS Publications, 2007).
combines the current information available on the neurochemistry, physiology,
sociology, and history of drugs and other compulsive behaviors.
Michael Kuhar, The addicted brain: why we abuse drugs, alcohol, and nicotine (New
Jersey: FT Press, 2012).
Partnership® brings together scientists, industry experts, communications
professionals, and parents to provide assistance to families whose children may
be struggling with addiction.
David Sheff, Beautiful boy: a father's journey through his son's addition (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2008).
This resource reveals first hand the power of addiction. This book is written from a father's point of view as his son deals with the addiction of methamphetamine. This memoir will give readers more understanding of the control drugs can have over a young life.
Nicholas Sheff, Tweak: growing up on methamphetamines (New York: Antheneum Books, 2007).
New York Times Best Seller tells the
story of a young man’s journey through life and struggles with an addiction to