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Addiction Science: From Molecules to Managed Care

Knowledge from scientific research has prompted notable shifts in attitudes and behaviors toward drug abuse.

Prevention Works

We now know that drug abuse can be prevented and approaches to prevention have been identified and put into practice. NIDA’s booklet, Preventing Drug Use among Children and Adolescents, provides research-based principles for preventing drug abuse.

This page was last updated July 2008

Featured Publication

Featured Publication

Drugs, Brains, and Behavior - The Science of Addiction

As a result of scientific research, we know that addiction is a disease that affects both brain and behavior.

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