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This book provides readers with a basic understanding of substance abuse, especially as it relates to teens and young adults, plus resources and guidance for overcoming it.* Makes the subject accessible to readers using a simple Q&A format* Provides case studies provide real-world examples of concepts discussed in the book* Helps readers to hone their research and critical thinking skills via a Guide to Health Literacy section* Dispels common myths and popular misconceptions and points readers toward accurate information* Offers an annotated directory of resources directs readers toward useful books, organizations, and websites and serves as a gateway to further study and research

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Romeo Vitelli

Romeo Vitelli received his doctorate in Psychology from York University in Toronto, Ontario in 1987. He spent 15 years as a staff psychologist in Millbrook Correctional Centre, a maximum-security prison run by the Ontario government. In 2003, he went into full-time private practice and has been an avid blogger since 2007.

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