The Steroid Deceit

Jeff Rutstein tells of his descent into steroid abuse and his long uphill struggle and ultimate victory over these potentially deadly drugs.Rutstein’s graphic tale is an effective backdrop to the REAL lessons of the book: the REASONS why kids turn to steroids; WARNING SIGNS of steroid abuse; a handle on dealing with the topic for parents; an honest explanation of the DANGERS of steroid abuse including: rage, depression, heart disease and death.

 Steroid abuse among teens is becoming epidemic. Parents are often blind to the threat; kids want a fast track to a more “buff” body or better athletic performance. But steroids not only harbor a host of dangerous and potentially deadly side effects, they also are often a gateway drug.