This book represents a method by which students are assisted to make wise decisions about the use of alcohol and other drugs. Situations which are essential to effective daily living are employed to reach effective decisions. The role of parents in assisting the children toward a better understanding of the nature of drug use is also explored. Specifically, the use of alcohol and other drugs in the workplace places the drug situation directly in the light of the job market. The current problem of HIV and drugs is also discussed, along with drugs and pregnancy.

chapter 2|2 pages

Introduction–You Decide

chapter 3|3 pages

Decisions About Drug Use

chapter 4|3 pages


chapter 5|3 pages

Drugs and the Law

chapter 6|4 pages


chapter 7|3 pages

Approaches to Counseling

chapter 8|4 pages

Parents and Drugs

chapter 9|5 pages

Substance Abuse in the Workplace

chapter 10|3 pages


chapter 11|3 pages

Drugs and Pregnancy

chapter 12|3 pages

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

chapter 13|3 pages

Barbiturates/Uses and Abuses

chapter 14|4 pages


chapter 15|3 pages


chapter 16|4 pages


chapter 17|3 pages

What About Smoking

chapter 18|3 pages

Drug Use and Hiv/Aids

chapter 19|4 pages

Drugs and Sports