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Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medications (DrugFacts)

Impresa en junio del 2009. Actualizada en noviembre del 2014.
Provides an overview of commonly abused over the counter (OTC) medications and  prescription drugs—opioids, central nervous system depressants, and stimulants—and explains how they affect the brain, treatments available, and reported use. En Español

Heroin (DrugFacts)

Actualizada en 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

Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (DrugFacts)

Actualizada en octubre del 2014.
Provides an overview of the effects of cigarette and other tobacco products, including their effect on their brain, other health effects, approaches to smoking or nicotine cessation, and overall use among youth. En Español

Electronic Cigarettes (e-Cigarettes) (DrugFacts)

Impresa en noviembre del 2013. Actualizada en septiembre del 2014.
Electronic cigarettes (also called e-­‐cigarettes or electronic nicotine delivery systems) are smokeless, battery operated devices designed to deliver nicotine with flavorings or other chemicals to the lungs of users without burning tobacco En Español

Cough and Cold Medicine Abuse (DrugFacts)

Actualizada en mayo del 2014.
Provides facts about the abuse of cough syrups and other cold medicines, including their effects on the brain and dangers of using these products to get high.

Is Marijuana Medicine? (DrugFacts)

Actualizada en abril del 2014.
Offers facts about marijuana's viability as a legal medical treatment and about potential and approved treatments using chemicals derived from marijuana (cannabinoids). En Español

Lessons from Prevention Research (DrugFacts)

Impresa en febrero del 2004. Actualizada en 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

Nationwide Trends (DrugFacts)

Impresa en abril del 2011. Actualizada en enero del 2014.
Examines nationwide trends in drug abuse and addiction among youth, describing lifetime, past year and past month use for alcohol, tobacco, illicit drugs, and prescription drugs. En Español

High School and Youth Trends (DrugFacts)

Impresa en diciembre del 2012. Actualizada en enero 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

Marijuana (DrugFacts)

Impresa en diciembre del 2012. Actualizada en enero del 2014.
Offers facts about marijuana, including how it is used, its effects on the brain and overall health, treatment options, and the potential of marijuana as a therapy for various health problems. En Español

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NIDA Notes: The Latest in Drug Abuse Research

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