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Cough and Cold Medicine Abuse (DrugFacts)

Revised 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.

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

Nationwide Trends (DrugFacts)

Revised enero del 2014.
Examines nationwide trends in drug abuse and addiction, describing past year and past month use for alcohol, tobacco, illicit drugs, and prescription drugs. En Español

Stimulant ADHD Medications: Methylphenidate and Amphetamines (DrugFacts)

Revised enero del 2014.
Offers basic facts about stimulant ADHD medications—methylphenidate and amphetamines—including their role in the treatment of ADHD, their affect on the brain, and the extent of abuse. 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

Khat (DrugFacts)

Revised abril del 2013.
Provides an overview of the stimulant drug khat including the health and behavioral effects of khat abuse and the extent of use of the drug worldwide. En Español

Cocaine (DrugFacts)

Revised abril del 2013.
Provides basic facts about cocaine, including how it affects the brain, other health consequences of its use, treatment options, and statistics on cocaine abuse. En Español

Salvia (DrugFacts)

Revised abril del 2013.
Offers an overview of salvia, an herb common to southern Mexico, Central, and South America. Discusses potential health and behavioral effects resulting from its abuse. En Español

Substance Abuse in the Military (DrugFacts)

Impresa en Marzo del 2013.
Offers an overview of trends of drug use in the military and the special risks faced by this population. 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