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Nationwide Trends (DrugFacts)

Revised junio del 2015.
Describes nationwide trends in drug abuse and addiction, focusing on past-month use for illicit drugs (including marijuana and prescription drugs), alcohol, and tobacco. En Español

Methamphetamine (DrugFacts)

Revised enero del 2014.
Provides facts about the stimulant drug methamphetamine, including how it affects the brain, other adverse health effects, and trends and data on its use among youth. En Español

MDMA (Ecstasy or Molly) (DrugFacts)

Revised septiembre del 2013.
Provides basic facts about MDMA, also called ecstasy or Molly, including how it affects the brain, other health effects, and its potential for addiction. En Español

Marijuana (DrugFacts)

Revised septiembre del 2015.
Offers facts about marijuana, including how people use it, its effects on the brain and overall health, and treatment options. En Español

Lessons from Prevention Research (DrugFacts)

Revised marzo del 2014.
Describes principles important to consider when developing drug abuse prevention programs and discusses issues relevant for family, school, and community settings. En Español

Is Marijuana Medicine? (DrugFacts)

Revised julio del 2015.
Offers facts about marijuana as a legal medical treatment and about potential and approved treatments using chemicals derived from marijuana (cannabinoids). En Español

Inhalants (DrugFacts)

Revised septiembre del 2012.
Provides an overview of inhalants, such as types of products commonly inhaled, how they affect the brain, other adverse effects on health, and the scope of use of inhalants in the U.S. En Español

HIV/AIDS and Drug Abuse: Intertwined Epidemics (DrugFacts)

Revised mayo del 2012.
Describes how people who engage in drug use or high-risk behaviors associated with drug use also put themselves at risk for contracting or transmitting HIV/AIDS. 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

Heroin (DrugFacts)

Revised octubre del 2014.
Offers basic facts about heroin, including how it is abused, its affect on the brain, other health effects, treatment options, and reported use by youth. En Español


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