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Knowing When to Say When: Transitioning Patients from Opioid Therapy

Summary

Uses a case study to teach when and how to taper and/or transition patients off opioid-based medications in primary care settings

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Substance Use Disorders in Adolescents: Screening and Engagement in Primary Care Settings

Summary

Offers educational tools to assist in the prevention, screening, evaluation, and referral to treatment of adolescents with or at risk for substance use disorders. Includes a video and facilitator's guide.

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Heads Up: Drugs & The Body - It Isn't Pretty English/Spanish Poster

A graphic tour of how the body is affected by various drugs of abuse. Includes an annotated “body” poster for your classroom wall along with six skills sheets. One side in English; the other in Spanish.

Impresa en: agosto del 2003
Actualizada en: agosto del 2011


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Teacher's Guide

Equips teachers with background information and lesson plans on drug abuse and addiction for use with the booklets in the Mind Over Matter series.

Impresa en: diciembre del 1997
Actualizada en: mayo del 2005


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Nicotine

Describes to young teens how nicotine affects the entire body and discusses dependency, treatment, and effects of long-term nicotine use.

Impresa en: enero del 1998


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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


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Opioids

Describes to young teens how opioids, such as Vicodin, morphine, heroin, and codeine, affect the brain—including the limbic system—and the nervous system.

Impresa en: enero del 1997
Actualizada en: septiembre del 2014


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Methamphetamine

Explains to young teens how methamphetamine acts in the body and the brain and what happens with long-term use of the drug.

Impresa en: octubre del 2000


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Marijuana

Explains to young teens how THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, causes changes in the brain that affect memory, emotions, balance, and judgment.

Impresa en: enero del 1997
Actualizada en: agosto del 2014


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Inhalants

Describes to young teens how inhalants, such as hair spray, gasoline, and spray paint, can cause nerve cell damage in the brain that can affect the body in many ways.

Impresa en: enero del 1997


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