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Drugged Driving (DrugFacts)

Revised mayo del 2015.
Provides basic facts about drugged driving, including statistics, trends, and teen prevalence, and explains why drugged driving is hazardous, particularly as it relates to marijuana. En Español


Marijuana: Facts for Teens (Featured Publication)

Published abril del 2001. Revised mayo del 2015.
Presented in question-and-answer format and targeted to teens, provides facts about marijuana and its potential harmful effects. En Español


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


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


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


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


Hallucinogens - LSD, Peyote, Psilocybin, and PCP (DrugFacts)

Revised diciembre del 2014.
Provides basic facts about hallucinogens (LSD, peyote, psilocybin, and PCP) including how they are abused, how they affect the brain, other health effects, and treatment options. En Español


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


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


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


NIDA Notes: The Latest in Drug Abuse Research

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