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Opioids (Mind Over Matter)

Published enero del 1997. Revised septiembre del 2014.
Describes how opioids, such as Vicodin, morphine, heroin, and codeine, affect the brain, the nervous system, and the limbic system, which controls emotions. En Español

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Marijuana (Mind Over Matter)

Published enero del 1997. Revised agosto del 2014.
Explains how THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, causes changes in the brain that affect memory, emotions, balance, and judgment. En Español

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Drugs, Brains, and Behavior: The Science of Addiction

Published abril del 2007. Revised 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. En Español

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Principles of Drug Abuse Treatment for Criminal Justice Populations - A Research-Based Guide

Published septiembre del 2006. Revised abril del 2014.
Presents research-based principles of addiction treatment that can inform drug treatment programs and services in the criminal justice setting.

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Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know

Published abril del 2001. Revised 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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Principles of Adolescent Substance Use Disorder Treatment: A Research-Based Guide

Published enero del 2014. Revised enero del 2014.
Presents research-based principles of adolescent substance use disorder treatment; covers treatment for a variety of drugs including, illicit and prescription drugs, alcohol, and tobacco; presents settings and evidence-based approaches unique to treating adolescents.

2014 IQ Challenge

National Drug IQ Challenge

Published 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. En Español

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Marijuana: Facts for Teens

Published abril del 2001. Revised julio del 2013.
Presented in question-and-answer format and targeted to teens, provides facts about marijuana and its potential harmful effects. En Español

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Drugs: Shatter the Myths

Published octubre del 2010. Revised julio del 2013.
Answers teens’ most frequently asked questions about drugs and abuse with scientific facts and engaging images.

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Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment: Know What To Ask

Published diciembre del 2011. Revised junio del 2013.
Offers guidance in seeking drug abuse treatment and lists five questions to ask when searching for a treatment program. En Español

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