Review selected hard copy and online library books and videos related to substance abuse, addiction, and drug use at LSC-CyFair Branch Library. Click the title of a listed item, select the "Request" button in the listing, and enter your library card number and PIN for each title you want to reserve for pick up at the library.
Use these subject words and phrases to find more in the library catalog:
- drug abuse
- drug control
- substance abuse
call number: 362.29 She
"Sheff makes his case methodically and convincingly, finishing with a stark look at the failure of the War on Drugs-and a comparison to the far more effective wars on cancer and AIDS, fought with the weaponry of 'education and prevention, changing public policy, and improving treatment,' rather than 'interdiction, arrest, prosecution, and eradication.'" - Publishers Weekly review excerpt
By Some Miracle I Made It Out of There: A Memoir by Tom Sizemore with Anna David - Atria Books, 2013.
call number: B Sizemo (biography)
"Some Miracle I Made It Out of There is a harrowing journey into the heart of addiction, told in riveting and often shocking detail-a terrifying cautionary tale for anyone who's peered over the abyss of drug abuse." - publisher summary excerpt
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on prescription drug abuse.
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"Nearly 48 million Americans abuse prescription drugs. It is the second most abused drug behind marijuana. It is estimated nearly 26,000 people die a year. Drug Czar, Gil Kerlikowske makes prescription drug abuse a top priority." - video clip summary