Book for my son but I wanted to read it first to make sure it was appropriate Let me tell you this book is not only appropriate it s pretty much a necessity for preteen and teens It is written for that demographic and the drug stories focus on the dreadful conseuences and it no way glorifies that lifestyle Unfortunately many books and movies tend to do that If you re in the position of teaching your child about drugs and alcohol and they re mature for their age over 13 I d recommend to you that they read this and re tell it to you in their own words I find the cards very comprehensive I appreciate the Leit. Wrong He then goes on to use these xperiences to offer guidance and practical advice to other young people who may be struggling with substance abuse In straightforward Going Berserk easy to understand language and along with the psychiatricxpertise of Howard Moss MD Keegan discusses what is known about the neurobiology of addiction in young people how to seek treatment and how to get the most out of professional help He also covers such topics as which therapies are used to combat addiction how to.
I read this when I was in a psychiatric facility for minors in 2015 A relatable account that helped me feel less alone and terrified I m grateful for this book and that it helped distract me from withdrawal I bought it because whether I read it again or not this book was an important part of my journey in recovery from addiction Wonderful book I really recommend for people ages 11 28 because that is kind of the ages one would start feeling madsaddepressed ct I am a recovering heroin addict and I have a preteen son That s how I bumped into this book I read the rave reviews and thought it might be a good. Kyle Keegan was like many teenagers ager to fit in at school he Come Hell or High Water: Feminism and the Legacy of Armed Conflict in Central America experimented with alcohol and drugs Soon his abuse of these substances surpassedxperimentation and became a ruthless addiction to heroin that nearly destroyed his lifeNow in recovery Keegan tells his remarkable story in Chasing the High Starting with the arly days of alcohol and drug use Keegan charts his decline into crime and homelessness as his need for heroin surpassed all thoughts of family and friends of right and.
Ner Method techniue for using the flashcards Keeps me from going overboard VERY GOOD READ Thought that this was an nlightening account Dispells the myth that you have to have a poor childhood to become intertwined with drugs I purchased this book because I work with adolescents who struggle with addiction or have family members who struggle with addiction This book aids to my library by reaching out to students with a first hand account of what they or their parent may be xperiencing I njoyed the book and will purchase Great book to send to someone incarcerated or in rehab who has an addiction proble. Talk to family and friends about substance abuse and how to navigate risky situations Both an absorbing memoir and a useful resource for young peoplePart of the Adolescent Mental Health Initiative series of books written specifically for teens and young adults Chasing the High is at once both an absorbing memoir and a useful resource It offers hope to those who are struggling with substance abuse and will help them to overcome its challenges and to go on to lead healthy productive lives.