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BuzzedThe Straight Facts About the Most Used and Abused Drugs From Alcohol to Ecstasy
By Kuhn, Cynthia
615.78 K9614b 2008
Available in some locations
Holds: 1 on 2 copies
Annotation:Presents scientifically accurate and accessible information on the effects of drugs on the body and brain. Neither a how-to or a sermon on "just say no," it is based on the premise that people make better decisions with accurate information in hand.
Annotation:Nikki Sixx, co-founder of the rock group Motley Crue, spiraled out of control in a haze of heroin and cocaine at the height of his band’s fame. Here he pulls out diary entries and anecdotes from friends and associates that detail his descent and his decision to pick himself up and get help.
Annotation:Seeing no way out of his difficult life in Harlem, seventeen-year-old Jeremy "Lil J" Dance flees into a house after a drug deal goes awry and meets a weird man who shows different turning points in Lil J's life when he could have made better choices
Annotation:Nic Scheff details his harrowing descent into addiction to meth and other drugs, and the beginning of his long road to recovery, complicated by family and mental health issues in this heart wrenching and compelling page turner.