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Patient-Physician Conversation Poster

Impresa en 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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National Drug IQ Challenge

Impresa en diciembre del 2013

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.

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Mentoring: A Guide for Drug Abuse Researchers

Impresa en noviembre del 2009

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

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Media Guide

Impresa en diciembre del 2009.  Actualizada en diciembre del 2012.

Provides journalists with the latest findings on the science of drug abuse and addiction and commonly abused drugs, and lists resources for more information.

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Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know

Impresa en abril del 2001.  Actualizada en Marzo del 2014.

Brochure, in question-and-answer format, that provides facts about marijuana for parents and offers tips for talking with their children about the drug and its potential harmful effects.

En español

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Marijuana: Facts for Teens

Impresa en abril del 2001.  Actualizada en octubre del 2013.

Presented in question-and-answer format and targeted to teens, provides facts about marijuana and its potential harmful effects.

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Marijuana: Download the Facts Spanish & English Poster

Impresa en agosto del 2012

Double-sided poster for teens and young adults: one side English, one side Spanish. Emphasizes three essential messages about smoking marijuana: it is addictive, it can lead to school failure, and it impairs driving. See also Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body—Year 11-12 Compilations for Students and Teachers.

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Marijuana: Download the Facts Poster (Teaching Guide)

Impresa en septiembre del 2011

Front: Targets teens and young adults, emphasizing three essential messages about smoking marijuana: it is addictive, it can lead to school failure, and it impairs driving. Back: Four lesson plans for teachers, including critical-thinking activity worksheets and answer keys. Reviews basic marijuana facts. Helps students differentiate between fact and opinion, understand the importance of sources, analyze an editorial cartoon, and realize how messages about drugs are communicated, overtly and hidden, in songs and music videos. See also Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body—Year 11-12 Compilations for Students and Teachers.

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Health Disparities Strategic Plan (FY2009-2013)

Impresa en octubre del 2008
Reports on NIDA's 5-year plan to address the drug abuse and addiction research needs of racial/ethnic minority and other health disparity groups.

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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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