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Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment: A Research-Based Guide (Third Edition) (Featured Publication)

Published October 1999. Revised December 2012.
Presents research-based principles of addiction treatment for a variety of drugs, including nicotine, alcohol, and illicit and prescription drugs, that can inform drug treatment programs and services. En Español


Research Training at NIDA (Featured Publication)

Published June 2010.
This update to NIDA's Research Training Brochure provides the latest information on training and career development grants that aim to provide such support.


Resource Guide: Screening for Drug Use in General Medical Settings (Featured Publication)

Published April 2009. Revised March 2012.
Provides clinicians serving adult populations in general medical settings with the tools and procedures necessary to conduct screening, brief intervention, and/or treatment referral for patients who may have or be at risk of developing a substance use disorder.


Salvia (DrugFacts)

Revised April 2013.
Offers an overview of salvia, an herb common to southern Mexico, Central, and South America. Discusses potential health and behavioral effects resulting from its abuse. En Español


Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment: Know What To Ask (Featured Publication)

Published December 2011. Revised June 2013.
Offers guidance in seeking drug abuse treatment and lists five questions to ask when searching for a treatment program. En Español


Stimulant ADHD Medications: Methylphenidate and Amphetamines (DrugFacts)

Revised January 2014.
Offers basic facts about stimulant ADHD medications—methylphenidate and amphetamines—including their role in the treatment of ADHD, their affect on the brain, and the extent of abuse. En Español


Substance Abuse in the Military (DrugFacts)

Published March 2013.
Offers an overview of trends of drug use in the military and the special risks faced by this population. En Español


Substance Use in Women (DrugFacts)

Published September 2015.
Provides a summary of key points related to women and substance use, including sex and gender differences in substance use and addiction treatment, and how substance use affects a mother and her baby.


Substance Use in Women (Research Reports)

Published July 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.  


Synthetic Cannabinoids (DrugFacts)

Revised November 2015.
Explains what synthetic cannabinoids are and provides basic facts about methods of use, their growing popularity, and potential health effects.  En Español


NIDA Notes: The Latest in Drug Abuse Research