Published: October 2000 Author:
Published: January 1997 Author:
Explains how hallucinogens affect the brain’s communication centers as well as its ability to control sleep and emotions.
Published: January 1997 Revised: January 2009 Author:
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.
Shows young teens how anabolic steroids can cause liver damage and cancer and weaken the immune system.
Provides an overview of the latest scientific findings on methamphetamine, including short- and long-term health consequences, effects on pregnancy, and potential prevention and treatment options.
Published: April 1998 Revised: September 2013 Author:
Describes the science behind MDMA (ecstasy) abuse, including what it does to the brain, whether it is addictive, and the latest research regarding prevention and treatment of MDMA.
Published: March 2006 Author:
Reports on the prevalence of substance abuse among youth based on 2007 data from a national survey of behaviors, attitudes, and values.
Examines the incidence of high school seniors’ alcohol- or drug-related driving experiences based on 2001 through 2006 data.