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Prescription Drug Abuse (Research Reports)

Impresa en julio del 2001. Revised noviembre del 2014.
Examines the non-medical use of prescription drugs—opioids, central nervous system depressants, and stimulants—describing adverse health effects of their use and the prevention and treatment of addiction. En Español

Substance Use in Women (Research Reports)

Impresa en julio del 2015.
Examines women and substance use, including sex and gender differences in use, how substance use affects a mother and her baby, and sex and gender differences in drug addiction treatment.  

The prescription opioid epidemic and heroin report graphic

The Prescription Opioid Epidemic and Heroin (Research Reports)

Impresa en octubre del 2015. Revised octubre del 2015.
Explores the relationship between prescription opioid abuse and heroin use, including prescription opioid use as a risk factor for heroin use, reasons why people progress from using prescription opioids to heroin, and the need for prevention and treatment.  

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Therapeutic Communities (Research Reports)

Revised julio del 2015.
Describes a type of long-term residential treatment for substance use disorders called therapeutic communities, including how they treat populations with special needs and how they can be incorporated into the criminal justice system.

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Tobacco/Nicotine (Research Reports)

Impresa en julio del 1998. Revised julio del 2012.
Discusses the harmful effects of tobacco use, risks associated with pregnancy and adolescents, as well as best practices for the prevention and treatment of tobacco addiction. En Español


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