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Drugs and Your Body: It Isn’t Pretty (Teaching Guide) Poster

Drugs + Your Body: It Isn’t Pretty (Teaching Guide) Poster

Published October 2012

Front: Powerful imagery shows teens and young adults how drugs of abuse damage major organs. A provocative and engaging educational tool. Back: Four critical-thinking activity worksheets and lesson plans on drugs of abuse: a basic neuroscience lesson on how the brain governs the body; an in-depth look at how different drugs damage various vital organs; an activity using a diagram to explore how abusing drugs can damage relationships; and an exercise on how to read a statistical graph on emergency room visits to show the impact of drugs on society. A Spanish/English version of the front of this poster is expected in 2013.

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

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.

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Media Guide

Published December 2009. Revised December 2012.

Provides journalists with the latest findings on the science of drug abuse and addiction and commonly abused drugs, and lists resources for more information.

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Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment: Know What To Ask

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.

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Drugs: Shatter the Myths

Published October 2010. Revised July 2013.

Answers teens’ most frequently asked questions about drugs and abuse with scientific facts and engaging images.

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Marijuana: Facts for Teens

Published April 2001. Revised October 2013.

Presented in question-and-answer format and targeted to teens, provides facts about marijuana and its potential harmful effects.

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2014 IQ Challenge

National Drug IQ Challenge

Published December 2013

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.

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Principles of Adolescent Substance Use Disorder Treatment: A Research-Based Guide Cover

Principles of Adolescent Substance Use Disorder Treatment: A Research-Based Guide

Published January 2014. Revised January 2014.

Presents research-based principles of adolescent substance use disorder treatment; covers treatment for a variety of drugs including, illicit and prescription drugs, alcohol, and tobacco; presents settings and evidence-based approaches unique to treating adolescents.

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Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know

Published April 2001. Revised March 2014.

Brochure, in question-and-answer format, that provides facts about marijuana for parents and offers tips for talking with their children about the drug and its potential harmful effects.

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