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I Wish I'd Known: Young People, Drugs and Decisions: A Guide for Parents and Carers

I Wish I'd Known: Young People, Drugs and Decisions: A Guide for Parents and Carers (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Spargo-Mabbs, Fiona
Foreword by Parsons, Rob

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'SUCH AN IMPORTANT BOOK... ESSENTIAL READING FOR PARENTS' Gabby Logan 'INCREDIBLY POWERFUL... A MUST-READ' Victoria Derbyshire When Dan died, I realised many things. I realised drugs were closer to our door than I'd thought. I realised drugs have become normalised for young peopl...e. I realised drugs are more affordable, accessible and available than ever before. And I realised I didn't know enough, and nor did Dan, to navigate the choices and come back alive. When Daniel Spargo-Mabbs was 16, he went to a party and never came home. The party was an illegal rave and Daniel - bright, popular, big-hearted prom king Dan - died from a fatally strong overdose of MDMA. In the seven years since, the range of substances has become wider, the levels of exposure higher, and the threat to young people's physical and mental health from drugs greater than ever before. Despite this, there is almost no guidance for parents to help their children navigate this perilous landscape and to stay safe. To come home at night. To grow up. This book is everything Fiona Spargo-Mabbs wishes she'd known, everything she wishes she'd done, before she lost her son. Because however you parent, and whatever you do, at some point your child is likely to be in a situation where they have to
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ISBN 9781529366365
Released NZ 14 Sep 2021
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton General Div
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781529366365
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton General Div
Imprint Sheldon Press
Released 14 Sep 2021
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Spargo-Mabbs, Fiona
Foreword by Parsons, Rob
Category Parenting Advice: Adolescent Children
Coping With Drug & Alcohol Abuse
Number of Pages 304
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 232mm
Spine: 24mm
Dewey Code 362.29
Weight 380g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Drug abuse, Drugs
NBS Text Coping with Problems & Illness
ONIX Text General/trade

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