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Drugs: SHATTER THE MYTHS (Featured Publication)

Published octubre del 2010. Revised marzo del 2015.
Answers teens’ most frequently asked questions about drugs and abuse with scientific facts and engaging images. 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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National Drug & Alcohol IQ Challenge (Featured Publication)

Published enero del 2015.
Encourages people to test their knowledge about drug abuse and addiction by asking them to take a 12-question quiz. Accompanying answers shed light on the science of drug abuse. En Español

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High School and Youth Trends (DrugFacts)

Revised diciembre del 2014.
Describes trends in high school and youth drug abuse and addiction, with an emphasis on marijuana, cigarettes, prescription drugs, alcohol and ecstasy. 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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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 (DrugFacts)

Revised octubre del 2014.
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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Opioids (Mind Over Matter)

Published enero del 1997. Revised septiembre del 2014.
Describes to young teens how opioids, such as Vicodin, morphine, heroin, and codeine, affect the brain—including the limbic system—and the nervous system. 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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Marijuana (Mind Over Matter)

Published enero del 1997. Revised agosto del 2014.
Explains to young teens how THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, causes changes in the brain that affect memory, emotions, balance, and judgment. En Español

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