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Drugs: Shatter the Myths (Featured Publication)

Published octubre del 2010. Revised julio del 2013.
Answers teens’ most frequently asked questions about drugs and abuse with scientific facts and engaging images. En Español

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Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment: Know What To Ask (Featured Publication)

Published diciembre del 2011. Revised junio del 2013.
Offers guidance in seeking drug abuse treatment and lists five questions to ask when searching for a treatment program. En Español

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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

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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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Understanding Drug Abuse and Addiction (DrugFacts)

Revised noviembre del 2012.
Provides an overview of drug abuse and addiction, including what happens in the brain during drug abuse, why some people become addicted and others don’t, and the importance of prevention. 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