Alcohol, tobacco and other drugs : challenging myths, assessing theories, individualizing interventions / Ann A. Abbott, editor.

The misuse of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs has severe emotional and financial consequences for users, their families, and society. The collective effects are often devastating, because the magnitude of the problems associated with alcohol, tobacco, and drug dependency (ATOD) is far-reaching. So...

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Corporate Author: National Association of Social Workers.
Other Authors: Abbott, Ann Augustine, 1943-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Washington, DC : NASW Press, ©2010.
Edition:2nd ed.
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Summary:The misuse of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs has severe emotional and financial consequences for users, their families, and society. The collective effects are often devastating, because the magnitude of the problems associated with alcohol, tobacco, and drug dependency (ATOD) is far-reaching. Social workers in practice areas related to children and families, older adults and aging, and health and wellness are well aware of the need for effective ATOD interventions to address these problems. Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs: Challenging Myths, Assessing Theories, Individualizing Interventions, 2nd Edition, prepares new social workers as well as updates seasoned professionals for the new realities and challenges in this specialization.
Physical Description:xiii, 544 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
ISBN:9780871013934
0871013932
9780871013927
0871013924