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How to Raise a Drug-Free Kid: The Straight Dope for Parents

How to Raise a Drug-Free Kid: The Straight Dope for Parents

How to Raise a Drug-Free Kid: The Straight Dope for Parents
by Joseph A. Califano, Jr.

Reviewed by Ewell Hardman

This new text by Joseph Califano, Founder and Chair of the Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University, answers “what kids don’t reveal and what parents need to know…”  about raising drug-free kids.  This very comprehensive text has straight forward suggestions and practical applications for parents.  The author is knowledgeable of current science and understands the importance of the family relationships in developing a network of influence and support for children.  Recent concerns about drug use focus on prescription drugs as one of the most available, earliest abused and most dangerous for current youth.  Many other common questions are answered for parents in easy to read language as they face this most challenging time.

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