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INTRO ABOUT THE BOOK TABLE OF CONTENTS



Table of Contents

Preface: A Letter from Michael Lotterstein

Introduction: What It’s All About  
Welcome
About This Book
About Our Kits

Chapter 1: Who’s Who  
The Authors’ Stories
The Drug Dealer
A Recovering Addict’s Poem

Chapter 2: Understanding the Problem
The Awful Facts
True Stories
Threat Sources
Why a Drug Problem
Consequences of a Drug-Problem Society
A Discussion with Your Children about Drugs
Actions to Take

Chapter 3: The Keys to Detection    
Abuse .           
Stages of Abuse ..     
Determining Risky Behavior
General Signs and Symptoms
Drug Addiction Information: An Overview
Drug Dependency Characteristics
Drug Categories

Chapter 4: Drugs of Abuse, Part I
Alcohol
Alcohol Self-Test
Amphetamines
Methamphetamine
Marijuana
Medical Marijuana
Synthetic Marijuana
Crystal Meth
MDMA (Ecstasy)
Cocaine
Crack Cocaine
PCP and LSD
Opioids/Opiates
Heroin
Methadone and Suboxone
Benzodiazepines

Chapter 5: Drugs of Abuse, Part II
Inhalants
Prescription Medications
OTC (Over-the-Counter) Drugs
Steroids
U.S. Controlled Substances Act (CSA) of 1970
Club Drugs

Chapter 6: Adolescents, Drugs, and the Internet
Overview
Youth and the Internet
The Internet and Drugs
Raves and the Internet
Legal Challenges
The Scale of the Problem
Parents’ Job
Protecting Your Children
Internet Lingo
Internet Resources
Fun Web Sites
Drug Lingo

Chapter 7: Testing
Windows of Opportunity
What Are the Elements of a Drug-Testing Program in Schools?
The Most Commonly Used Tests
Commonly Used Devices in Home and Workplace
Drug Testing in Schools
Pros and Cons of Various Drug-Testing Methods
Hair Testing
How to Test for Drugs and Alcohol
Specific Testing Directions for Urine Test Kit
The Alcohol Swab Test Kit
Additional Testing Information
DNA Testing
Frequently Asked Questions about DNA Testing

Chapter 8: Home Base
Safety Starts in Your Home
Parents’ Responsibilities
Parents’ Drug Check List
FAQs
On Discovering Your Child’s Use
Dos and Don’ts for Parents of a Child in Treatment
Typical Questions Therapists May Ask Parents
Effective Treatment Approaches
Gangs and Drugs
Terror Links

Chapter 9: Resources and Workplace Testing
A Word on Workplace Testing
Department of Transportation (DOT) Drug Testing

Chapter 10: Prevention and Summary
Steps to Safety
Summing it Up
Final Words

Appendix
Drug Information Charts
Depressant Drugs
Stimulant Drugs
Narcotic Analgesic Drugs
Hallucinogenic, Steroid, Hypnotic/Sedative Drugs
Unity Oath
Internet Web Sites
Drugs and Their Effects, Reactions, and Symptoms
How Specific Drugs Are Ingested
Common Street Names for Drugs
Symptoms of Specific Drug Use
Consequences of Drug Abuse
Street Slang (Names)
Our Other Products
Available Products
Workplace Testing Products
Reader Response Card

Endnotes

Glossary

Index

Works Cited

Bibliography

A Portion of the Index:
breath alcohol 275
buprenorphine 118, 119, 120, 311, 339,
342

C
Central nervous system 71, 84, 88, 91,
106, 113, 120, 127, 140, 142, 315,
316, 339, 340, 343
china white 320
China White 340
Chloral hydrate 304, 340
chronic 59, 60, 67, 73, 79, 80, 84, 93, 96,
101, 113, 121, 125, 132, 137, 138,
205, 258, 320, 321, 322, 324
Clenbuterol 133
Clostebol 133
Clostebol Metabolite 133
club drugs 16, 58, 73, 137, 153, 157, 158,
234, 284, 312, 340
CNS 71, 90, 106, 127, 315, 316, 340,
342, 343
cocaine 15, 16, 18, 19, 30, 58, 69, 71, 77,
88, 90, 97, 99, 102, 103, 104, 105,
106, 107, 108, 120, 121, 153, 190,
197, 198, 199, 210, 227, 261, 271,
274, 275, 289, 291, 328, 339, 340,
343
Cocaine xxii, 103, 104, 106, 194, 275,
299, 307, 312, 315, 317, 319, 321,
323, 327, 328, 340
codeine xxii, 72, 113, 127, 190, 208, 216,
218, 301, 302, 320, 344
controlled substances 72, 132, 153, 166,
286
Controlled Substances 72, 135
Controlled Substances Act of 1970 72
crack cocaine 19, 88, 99, 104, 106, 107,
108, 190, 261, 299, 327, 328, 340,
343
craving 23, 32, 77, 79, 86, 102, 105
Crystal meth 77, 99, 100, 101, 229, 299,
354

D
Danazol and/or Metabolite 133
DARE 24, 314
DASIS xxiii
denial 19, 21, 59, 60, 234
depressants 71, 114, 127, 155, 327, 328,
340
designer drug 58, 137, 340, 341
detoxification 61, 213, 257, 340
DHCMT (Dehydrochloromethyltestosterone)
Metabolite 133
Dihydrocodeine 302
Dihydrotestosterone 133
Dilaudid 113, 302, 320
Diphenoxylate 113
DMA 341
DMT 341
DOM 299, 341
dopamine 89, 92, 100, 108, 315, 316, 340,
341, 342
downers 71, 113, 120, 121, 297, 319
Dromostanolone and/or Metabolite 133
Dronabinol 95, 97, 297, 341
Drug Dealer xv, 7, 8, 9, 18, 159, 284
dynorphins 341

E
Ecstasy 15, 71, 85, 90, 102, 121, 137, 138,
158, 159, 194, 261, 276, 299, 315,
317, 319, 321, 323, 327, 328, 340, 341
Epitestosterone 134
Ethchlorvynol 304
ether 56, 108, 125, 319
Ethinamate 304
Ethylestrenol 133, 303
Ethylestrenol/Norethandrolone Metabolite
133
Euphoria 57, 59, 60, 71, 72, 73, 84, 86,
88, 92, 107, 108, 110, 113, 116, 128,
130, 131, 286, 321, 323, 324, 341,
343
experimenting xix, xxii, 28, 49, 55, 57, 62,
235, 240, 243, 290, 357

F
FAQs 240
Fentanyl 8, 18, 72, 302, 328, 340
Fluoxymesterone 133, 303
Fluoxymesterone Metabolite 133