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Book details
  • Genre:SELF-HELP
  • SubGenre:Substance Abuse & Addictions / Drug Dependence
  • Language:English
  • Pages:116
  • Format:Paperback
  • eBook ISBN:9781098327248
  • Paperback ISBN:9781098327231

The Addicted Child

A Parent's Guide to Adolescent Substance Abuse

by Richard Capriola

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Overview
"The Addicted Child" is a parent's guide to adolescent substance abuse. In non-technical language parents learn how to identify and find treatment programs for their child. Brief chapters explain substances being used by today's adolescents and the process addictions which accompany substance abuse, like self-harm and eating disorders.
Description
"The Addicted Child" is a parent's guide to adolescent substance abuse. In Non-technical language parents learn how to identify and find treatment programs for their child. Brief chapters explain substances being used by today's adolescents and the process addictions which accompany substance abuse, like self-harm and eating disorders. Parents will learn from Richard Capriola, a mental health and addictions counselor, the importance of comprehensive assessments - and what to look for in a counselor to know you're getting the right help.
About the author
Richard Capriola has been a mental health and addictions counselor for over two decades. He's been licensed in Illinois and Texas and recently retired from Menninger Clinic in Houston Texas where he worked as an addictions counselor for adolescents and adults diagnosed with psychiatric and substance abuse disorders. He lives in the Houston area with his wife.

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