Revised August 2006.
Provides an update on buprenorphine, an effective treatment for opioid addiction, explaining how it helps patients quite opioid addiction and the efforts underway to engage community treatment providers.
Revised July 2006.
Discusses the extent of drug abuse and addiction among criminal offenders and treatment approaches that emphasize 13 principles proven to help criminal justice systems tailor treatment programs.
Published March 2006.
Describes the science behind MDMA (ecstasy) abuse, including what it does to the brain, whether it is addictive, and the latest research regarding prevention and treatment of MDMA.
Published February 2005.
Describes the mission of NIDA, the Federal focal point for research on drug abuse and addiction, and outlines its research priorities and significant scientific accomplishments.
Published January 1997. Revised October 2003.
Presents research-based drug abuse prevention principles, an overview of program planning, and critical first steps for those learning about prevention.