Discusses teen culture in America and how drug use has become part of that culture; offers guidance for teens on how to say no to drugs and still fit in.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 62) and index.
|Statement||by George Glass.|
|Series||The drug abuse prevention library|
|LC Classifications||HV5824.Y68 G5 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||64 p. :|
|Number of Pages||64|
|LC Control Number||97044528|
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