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Teacher's Guide (Mind Over Matter)

Impresa en diciembre del 1997. Revised mayo del 2005.
Equips teachers with background information and lesson plans on drug abuse and addiction for use with the booklets in the Mind Over Matter series.

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Prescription Drugs (Mind Over Matter)

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

Opioids (Mind Over Matter)

Impresa en 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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Nicotine (Mind Over Matter)

Impresa en 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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Methamphetamine (Mind Over Matter)

Impresa en octubre del 2000.
Explains to young teens how methamphetamine acts in the body and the brain and what happens with long-term use of the drug. En Español

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Marijuana (Mind Over Matter)

Impresa en enero del 1997. Revised agosto del 2014.
Explains to young teens 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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Inhalants (Mind Over Matter)

Impresa en enero del 1997.
Describes to young teens how inhalants, such as hair spray, gasoline, and spray paint, can cause nerve cell damage in the brain that can affect the body in many ways. En Español

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Hallucinogens (Mind Over Matter)

Impresa en enero del 1997. Revised enero del 2009.
Explains to young teens how hallucinogens affect the brain’s communication centers as well as its ability to control sleep and emotions. En Español

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Cocaine (Mind Over Matter)

Impresa en enero del 1997. Revised enero del 2009.
Explores with young teens how cocaine changes the way nerve cells communicate in the brain and the negative effects the drug can have on the body. En Español

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Anabolic Steroids (Mind Over Matter)

Impresa en enero del 1997. Revised enero del 2009.
Explains to young teens how anabolic steroids affect the brain and body and disrupt normal hormone function. En Español

NIDA Notes: The Latest in Drug Abuse Research

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