Introduction Part 1 - The Challenge Puberty Blues Is my child on drugs? A mother's story How the brain works Vandalism in the refinery You must remember this What is marijuana? The story of two users So who'd be a parent? What can we do? Kids, this is for you A sister's story Getting off drugs A counsellor's story Conclusion Part 2 - The Danger List Alcohol Amphetamines Barbiturates Caffeine Cocaine Designer drugs Hallucinogens Inhalants Marijuana Nicotine Opiates/Narcotics Steroids Part 3 - The Hard Science Bibliography Glossary
Trevor Grice is the Director of the Life Education Trust. He has lectured extensively in Australia and the USA. In New Zealand he is in constant demand as a drug counsellor, industry advisor and speaker to high-school students and parent groups. Tom Scott is an award-winning journalist, cartoonist, columnist, documentary film-maker, screenwriter and playwright. Tom's first stage play The Daylight Atheist premiered in New Zealand in 2002 and was hailed as an instant Kiwi classic. It opens at the Sydney Theatre Company in January 2005.
This is a sensible, readable, often witty but hard-hitting book about drugs. School Librarian