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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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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

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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

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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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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.

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Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medications (DrugFacts)

Revised diciembre del 2014.
Provides an overview of commonly abused over-the-counter (OTC) medications and prescription drugs—opioids, central nervous system depressants, and stimulants—and explains effects on the brain and reported use. 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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Prescription Drug Poster (Featured Publication)

Published marzo del 2010.
Raises awareness of the health consequences of improper use of prescription drugs and contrasts it with the benefits of safe and proper prescription drug use.

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Prescription Drugs (Mind Over Matter)

Published enero del 2009.
Explains to young teens how prescription drugs, when used improperly, can cause addiction and other harmful health problems. En Español

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Preventing Drug Use among Children and Adolescents (In Brief) (Featured Publication)

Published enero del 1997. Revised octubre del 2003.
Presents research-based drug abuse prevention principles, an overview of program planning, and critical first steps for those learning about prevention.

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NIDA Notes: The Latest in Drug Abuse Research

Toma el reto nacional sobre el coeficiente intelectual (CI) sobre las drogas