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2010 Strategic Plan

Impresa en septiembre del 2010

Outlines NIDA’s drug abuse and addiction research strategic priorities for the next 5 years, focusing on prevention, treatment, HIV/AIDS, and other cross-cutting issues.

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Addiction Science: From Molecules to Managed Care

Impresa en julio del 2008

Explores the science behind such questions as what is addiction, why do people abuse drugs, and how does drug use change the brain, as well as research-based information about prevention, treatment, relapse, and HIV/AIDS.

Assessing Drug Abuse Within and Across Communities

Assessing Drug Abuse Within and Across Communities

Impresa en septiembre del 2006

Provides guidelines for establishing epidemiology networks to monitor and assess drug abuse patterns and trends and emerging drug problems at community and State levels.

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Commonly Abused Drugs Chart

Actualizada en Marzo del 2011.

Lists substances of abuse, including tobacco, alcohol, illicit and prescription drugs, listing their common and street names, how they are generally administered, and their potentially harmful health effects.

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Commonly Abused Prescription Drugs Chart

Impresa en septiembre del 2002.  Actualizada en octubre del 2011.

Offers a list prescription drugs commonly abused, including depressants, opioids and morphine derivatives, and stimulants, and provides their common and street names, how they are generally administered, and their potential health effects.

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Community Monitoring Systems: Tracking and Improving the Well-Being of America's Children and Adolescents

Impresa en septiembre del 2007

Describes community systems that monitor the well-being of children and adolescents and lists recommendations that define the next steps for creating and mentoring effective community monitoring systems.

Drugs and Your Body: It Isn’t Pretty (Teaching Guide) Poster

Drugs + Your Body: It Isn’t Pretty (Teaching Guide) Poster

Impresa en octubre del 2012

Front: Powerful imagery shows teens and young adults how drugs of abuse damage major organs. A provocative and engaging educational tool. Back: Four critical-thinking activity worksheets and lesson plans on drugs of abuse: a basic neuroscience lesson on how the brain governs the body; an in-depth look at how different drugs damage various vital organs; an activity using a diagram to explore how abusing drugs can damage relationships; and an exercise on how to read a statistical graph on emergency room visits to show the impact of drugs on society. A Spanish/English version of the front of this poster is expected in 2013.

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Drugs, Brains, and Behavior: The Science of Addiction

Impresa en abril del 2007.  Actualizada en julio del 2014.

Provides scientific information about the disease of drug addiction, including the many harmful consequences of drug abuse and the basic approaches that have been developed to prevent and treat the disease.

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Drugs: Shatter the Myths

Impresa en octubre del 2010.  Actualizada en julio del 2013.

Answers teens’ most frequently asked questions about drugs and abuse with scientific facts and engaging images.

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Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body

Impresa en agosto del 2003.  Actualizada en agosto del 2011.

An educational collaboration between the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and Scholastic Inc., this series provides science-based information about the effects of drugs and drug abuse on the brain and body through a variety of print and Web formats, including teen articles, classroom lessons, student worksheets, and posters. All of these materials are free.

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