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Patient-Physician Conversation Poster (Featured Publication)

Published abril del 2009.
Encourages patients to discuss any and all drug use—including prescription and over-the-counter medications—with their doctors and other health care professionals.


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


Nicotine (Mind Over Matter)

Published enero del 1998.
Describes to young teens how nicotine affects the entire body and discusses dependency, treatment, and effects of long-term nicotine use. En Español


Nationwide Trends (DrugFacts)

Revised junio del 2015.
Describes nationwide trends in drug abuse and addiction, focusing on past-month use for illicit drugs (including marijuana and prescription drugs), alcohol, and tobacco. En Español


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


Methamphetamine (DrugFacts)

Revised enero del 2014.
Provides facts about the stimulant drug methamphetamine, including how it affects the brain, other adverse health effects, and trends and data on its use among youth. En Español


Methamphetamine (Research Reports)

Published abril del 1998. Revised septiembre del 2013.
Provides an overview of the latest scientific findings on methamphetamine, including short- and long-term health consequences, effects on pregnancy, and potential prevention and treatment options. En Español


Methamphetamine (Mind Over Matter)

Published octubre del 2000.
Explains to young teens how methamphetamine acts in the body and the brain and what happens with long-term use of the drug. En Español


Mentoring: A Guide for Drug Abuse Researchers (Featured Publication)

Published noviembre del 2009.
Discusses the importance of quality mentorship in drug abuse research and offers suggestions for creating a successful mentor and mentee relationship.


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.


NIDA Notes: The Latest in Drug Abuse Research

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