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Cocaine

Explores with young teens how cocaine changes the way nerve cells communicate in the brain and the negative effects the drug can have on the body.

Published: January 1997
Revised: January 2009


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Anabolic Steroids

Explains to young teens how anabolic steroids affect the brain and body and disrupt normal hormone function.

Published: January 1997
Revised: January 2009


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Brain Power: Grades 6-9

Offers an interactive science education program for students in grades 6–9 about the brain and the effects of drugs on the body. Includes six modules, resources for students, parent guides, and online activities.

Published: June 2007

The Brain: Understanding Neurobiology Through the Study of Addiction

Equips teachers and students in grades 9 through 12 with interactive curriculum on the neurobiology of the brain as a result of drug abuse and addiction.

Published: January 2000
Revised: March 2010

Brain Power: Grades 4-5

Offers an interactive science education program for students in grades 4–5 to explore the human brain and the effects of drugs on the brain. Includes six modules, parent newsletters, posters, and videos.

Published: January 2005
Revised: September 2012

Brain Power: Grades K-1

Offers an interactive science education program for students in grades K–1 about scientists, the brain, and the effects of drugs on the human body. Includes five learning modules, student resources, parent newsletters, and videos.

Published: January 2005
Revised: September 2009

Latest Information on MDMA/Ecstasy, Steroids, and HIV/AIDS Is Available on NIDA's Web Site

Announces updates to research reports on MDMA/ecstasy and steroids and a new report on HIV/AIDS that provide the latest available information on drugs and drug-related topics.

Addiction Science Award Winners Announced

Announces the 2010 high school student recipients of the Addiction Science Awards and describes their winning addiction-focused projects.

Brain Power: Grades 2-3

Provides a science program for students in grades 2–3 to educate them about their brains, why they should protect them, and how drugs such as nicotine and medications can be harmful. Includes six modules, parent newsletters, and videos.

Published: January 2001
Revised: September 2012

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