Resources relating to drug abuse prevention are listed below. Information on NIDA’s Web site is followed by Web sites for other Federal agencies and private organizations. These resources and the selected references that follow are excellent sources of information in helping communities run successful research-based drug prevention programs. Note that full contact information for these resources may be found in the complete guide, Preventing Drug Use among Children and Adolescents: A Research-Based Guide for Parents, Educators, and Community Leaders, Second Edition (PDF, 688KB).
As a result of scientific research, we know that addiction is a disease that affects both brain and behavior.