Offers guidance in seeking drug abuse treatment and lists five questions to ask when searching for a treatment program.
Published: December 2011 Revised: June 2013
Explores the science behind such questions as what is addiction, why do people abuse drugs, and how does drug use change the brain, as well as research-based information about prevention, treatment, relapse, and HIV/AIDS.
Published: July 2008
Reports on a new medication strategy under investigated in animal studies that shows promise for preventing relapse to drug abuse.
Summarizes a study to determine whether a stress-related biological marker in saliva can predict how long a drug user will remain in treatment.