Books on Addiction for Youth

Books about Addiction

 

Reading these books offers an opportunity to open a discussion about drugs and addiction with your youngster. For pointers on how to talk with young people about Addiction go to http://parentupvt.org/

Summaries below of “The Seventh Wish” and “Falling”

The Seventh Wish

   A charming story for students age 9-13  (and their parents) about what opiate addiction does to an addicted family member, and the impact it has on the entire family.

Author: Kate Messner

Read Ms Messner’s introduction here

This book is available in many community and school libraries.

 

Falling

A book for Middle School students and their parents about how a young boy’s life is sadly impacted by the addiction of his older brother to opiates.

Author: Doug Wilhelm

 Learn more about the book here

 This book is available in many community and school libraries

 

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