Published March 2010.
Provides facts about the stimulant drug methamphetamine, including how it affects the brain, other adverse health effects, possible treatment options, and trends and data on its use among youth. En Español
Published April 1998. Revised September 2006.
Provides an overview of the latest scientific findings on methamphetamine, including short- and long-term health consequences, effects on pregnancy, and potential prevention and treatment options.
Revised December 2012.
Encourages people to test their knowledge about drug abuse and addiction by asking them to take a 12-question quiz. Accompanying answers shed light on the science of drug abuse.
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 April 2011. Revised December 2012.
Examines nationwide trends in drug abuse and addiction among youth, describing lifetime, past year and past month use for alcohol, tobacco, illicit drugs, and prescription drugs.