Published mayo del 1999. Revised septiembre del 2010.
Describes the latest research findings on cocaine, exploring the scope of abuse in the U.S., its potential long- and short-term health effects, maternal cocaine use, and treatment approaches.
Published diciembre del 2010.
Reports on the cognitive effects of addiction, potential genetic influences, strategies for training counselors, cost evaluation of evidence-based treatments, and a trial underway on brief strategic family therapy.
Revised Marzo del 2011.
Offers basic facts about comorbidity between drug use disorders and other mental illnesses, including why these disorders can co-occur, how common they are, and how they are diagnosed and treated.
Revised mayo del 2011.
Provides national estimates on drug-related visits to hospital emergency departments and makes comparisons with previous years’ data. Discusses illicit drugs, alcohol and other drugs, and prescription drugs.
Published julio del 2011.
Presents current knowledge on a variety of addiction issues, including nicotine’s effects on brain function, inhalant abuse, and maternal tobacco use and its effects on children. Also discusses genetically based research and treatment and a classroom behavior management method called the “Good Behavior Game".
Published agosto del 2003. Revised agosto del 2011.
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.