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Prescription Drug Poster

Raises awareness of the health consequences of improper use of prescription drugs and contrasts it with the benefits of safe and proper prescription drug use.

Impresa en: marzo del 2010

Cigarette and alcohol use at historic low among teens

Cigarette and alcohol use by eighth, 10th and 12th-graders are at their lowest point since the Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey began polling teenagers in 1975, according to this year's survey results.

Painkiller Abuse Treated by Sustained Buprenorphine/Naloxone

People addicted to prescription painkillers reduce their opioid abuse when given sustained treatment with the medication buprenorphine plus naloxone (Suboxone), according to research published in yesterday's Archives of General Psychiatry and conducted by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NID


Answers teens’ most frequently asked questions about drugs and abuse with scientific facts and engaging images.

Impresa en: octubre del 2010
Actualizada en: marzo del 2015

Learn more at NIDA's National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week site »

Prescription Drugs

Explains to young teens how prescription drugs, when used improperly, can cause addiction and other harmful health problems.

Impresa en: enero del 2009

Read this publication online at the NIDA for Teens Web site »

Scientists show how gene variant linked to ADHD could operate

A study using mice provides insight into how a specific receptor subtype in the brain could play a role in increasing a person's risk for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

A Faculty Development Workshop for Primary Care Preceptors: Helping Your Residents Care for Patients Requesting Opioids for Chronic Pain


Uses a case study to explore the terminology, epidemiology, and management strategies when considering the use of opioids for patients who are at risk for prescription drug abuse.

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Minimizing the Misuse of Prescription Opioids in Patients With Chronic Nonmalignant Pain


Uses a case study to address the management of patients with chronic nonmalignant pain that integrates techniques to prevent and detect misuse of prescription opioids.

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A Problem-Based Learning Case on Prescription Drug Abuse - Patient S.K.


Examines prescription drug abuse and offers a case study to help students understand the screening and diagnostic tools available for alcohol and drug abuse.

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