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By Kyle Keegan

Kyle Keegan used to be like many childrens: desirous to slot in in class, he experimented with alcohol and medication. quickly, his abuse of those components handed experimentation and have become a ruthless dependancy to heroin that almost destroyed his life.

Now in restoration, Keegan tells his striking tale in Chasing the High. beginning with the early days of alcohol and drug use, Keegan charts his decline into crime and homelessness as his want for heroin passed all innovations of friends and family, of correct and mistaken. He then is going directly to use those reports to provide counsel and sensible recommendation to different youngsters who will be suffering from substance abuse. In undemanding, easy-to-understand language and besides the psychiatric services of Howard Moss, MD, Keegan discusses what's recognized concerning the neurobiology of dependancy in teens, how you can search remedy, and the way to get the main out aid. He additionally covers such themes as remedies that are used to wrestle habit, tips on how to seek advice from households and acquaintances approximately substance abuse, and the way to navigate dicy occasions. either an soaking up memoir and an invaluable source for younger people.

Part of the Adolescent psychological future health Initiative sequence of books written particularly for teenagers and teenagers, Chasing the High deals wish to adolescents who're suffering from substance abuse, aiding them to beat its demanding situations and to move directly to lead fit, efficient lives.

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