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Synthetic Cathinones (“Bath Salts”) (DrugFacts)

Published noviembre del 2012.
The term “bath salts” refers to an emerging family of drugs containing one or more synthetic chemicals related to cathinone, an amphetamine-like stimulant found naturally in the Khat plant. En Español

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Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment: A Research-Based Guide (Third Edition)

Published octubre del 1999. Revised diciembre del 2012.
Presents research-based principles of addiction treatment for a variety of drugs, including nicotine, alcohol, and illicit and prescription drugs, that can inform drug treatment programs and services. En Español

Spice ("Synthetic Marijuana") (DrugFacts)

Published enero del 2011. Revised diciembre del 2012.
Provides information about spice, a family of herbal mixtures that produce effects similar to that of marijuana, including how it is used, potential health effects, and public health concerns. En Español

Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (DrugFacts)

Revised diciembre del 2012.
Provides an overview of the effects of cigarette and other tobacco products, including their effect on their brain, other health effects, approaches to smoking or nicotine cessation, and overall use among youth. En Español

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Media Guide

Published diciembre del 2009. Revised diciembre del 2012.
Provides journalists with the latest findings on the science of drug abuse and addiction and commonly abused drugs, and lists resources for more information.

Substance Abuse in the Military (DrugFacts)

Published Marzo del 2013.
Offers an overview of trends of drug use in the military and the special risks faced by this population. En Español

Salvia (DrugFacts)

Revised abril del 2013.
Offers an overview of salvia, an herb common to southern Mexico, Central, and South America. Discusses potential health and behavioral effects resulting from its abuse and the extent of use among youth. En Español

Khat (DrugFacts)

Revised abril del 2013.
Provides an overview of the stimulant drug khat including the health and behavioral effects of khat abuse and the extent of use of the drug worldwide. En Español

Cocaine (DrugFacts)

Revised abril del 2013.
Provides basic facts about cocaine, including how it affects the brain, other health consequences of its use, treatment options, and statistics on cocaine abuse among youth. En Español

Heroin (DrugFacts)

Revised abril del 2013.
Offers basic facts about heroin, including how it is abused, its affect on the brain, other health effects, treatment options, and reported use by youth. En Español

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