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Family Checkup

Published octubre del 2012. Revised agosto del 2015.
Provides parents with research-based skills to help keep their children drug-free.

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Therapeutic Communities (Research Reports)

Revised julio del 2015.
Describes a type of long-term residential treatment for substance use disorders called therapeutic communities, including how they treat populations with special needs and how they can be incorporated into the criminal justice system.

Substance Use in Women (Research Reports)

Published julio del 2015.
Examines women and substance use, including sex and gender differences in use, how substance use affects a mother and her baby, and sex and gender differences in drug addiction treatment.  

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Marijuana (Research Reports)

Published octubre del 2002. Revised junio del 2015.
Explores the latest research on marijuana, including the scope of marijuana use in the U.S., health consequences, its effects on everyday activities, and available treatments. En Español

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Marijuana: Facts for Teens (Featured Publication)

Published abril del 2001. Revised mayo del 2015.
Presented in question-and-answer format and targeted to teens, provides facts about marijuana and its potential harmful effects. En Español

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Hallucinogens and Dissociative Drugs (Research Reports)

Published marzo del 2001. Revised febrero del 2015.
Offers the latest research findings on hallucinogens and dissociative drugs, describing what they are, how they are abused, and basic facts about different drugs within this classification of drugs. En Español

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Prescription Drug Abuse (Research Reports)

Published julio del 2001. Revised noviembre del 2014.
Examines the non-medical use of prescription drugs—opioids, central nervous system depressants, and stimulants—describing adverse health effects of their use and the prevention and treatment of addiction. En Español

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Heroin (Research Reports)

Published octubre del 1997. Revised noviembre del 2014.
Offers the latest scientific information on heroin use and its consequences as well as treatment options available for those struggling with heroin addiction.  En Español

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Media Guide (Featured Publication)

Published diciembre del 2009. Revised septiembre del 2014.
Provides journalists with the latest findings on the science of drug abuse and addiction and commonly abused drugs, and lists resources for more information.

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Drugs, Brains, and Behavior: The Science of Addiction (Featured Publication)

Published abril del 2007. Revised julio del 2014.
Provides scientific information about the disease of drug addiction, including the many harmful consequences of drug abuse and the basic approaches that have been developed to prevent and treat the disease. En Español

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NIDA Notes: The Latest in Drug Abuse Research

Toma el reto nacional sobre el coeficiente intelectual (CI) sobre las drogas