b'25AddictionBEST SELLER!Handbook & Resource Guide FIRST EDITIONThis new title is designed to bring together necessary and valuable information for anyone struggling with addiction issues, including family and friends of individuals who are afflicted by addiction. For those providing care and support to individuals with addiction issues, this resource provides easy-to-understand and helpful information about addiction and connects readers to many sources of support. The Addiction Handbook & Resource Guide offers statistics, both national and state, as well as discussions about prevention, treatment, and outcomes. It includes details on the two main types of addiction: chemical, which involves addiction to substances; and behavioral, which involves compulsive behaviors, such as gambling and gaming. Studies & Statistics About Addiction: This four-color section is more than 300 HEALTH pages and includes detailed reports, maps, graphs, and tables from sources such asthe U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Centers for Disease Control, andthe National Institutes of Health. Coverage is current, comprehensive, and discussesthe prevalence of addiction, causes, treatments, and co-existing conditions. Addiction & Mental Health Resources: This section includes several chapters,with resources on addiction specifically, and mental health generally. Each chapterbegins with an informative description, and goes on to include a variety of resourcesfor patients, their families, and caregivers. Complications of Addiction: This section details numerous health conditions that can occur as a result of addiction, such as diminished immune system function, cardiovascular problems, gastrointestinal issues, respiratory problems, liverdamage, kidney damage, and neurological issues. Additional sections include a Glossary, Entry Index, and Geographic Index.The Addiction Handbook & Resource Guide is a necessary reference for public and academic libraries, as well as health care collections, providing information crucial to sufferers of addiction, their broader support network, case workers, social workers, and other health care providers.First Edition|February 2023|One Volume, 500 Pages|Hardcover|ISBN 978-1-63700-523-1|$165Includes Free Online Access on the Salem Press/Grey House Platform(800) 562-2139 GET ONLINE ACCESS WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! www.greyhouse.com2023-304 Grey House Fall 2023 Catalog-FINAL.indd 25 2023-08-25 2:50 PM'