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.
Published July 2001. Revised August 2006.
Explores the latest research on anabolic steroid use, including health consequences of steroid abuse, the effects it can have on behavior, prevention research, and effective treatment approaches.
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.