Revised July 2006.
Discusses the extent of drug abuse and addiction among criminal offenders and treatment approaches that emphasize 13 principles proven to help criminal justice systems tailor treatment programs.
Revised June 2009.
Provides basic facts about hallucinogens (LSD, peyote, psilocybin, and PCP) including how they are abused, how they affect the brain, other health effects, and treatment options.
Revised September 2009.
Describes research findings on effective medication and behavior treatment approaches for drug abuse and addiction and discusses special considerations for the criminal justice setting.
Revised July 2010.
Offers basic facts about club drugs (GHB, ketamine, and rohypnol), including how they affect the brain and other parts of the body, treatment options, and how widespread the use is of these drugs.
Published March 2011.
Offers basic facts about comorbidity between drug use disorders and other mental illnesses, including why these disorders can co-occur, how common they are, and how they are diagnosed and treated.
Revised May 2011.
Provides national estimates on drug-related visits to hospital emergency departments and makes comparisons with previous years’ data. Discusses illicit drugs, alcohol and other drugs, and prescription drugs.
Published February 2004. Revised August 2011.
Describes principles important to consider when developing drug abuse prevention programs and discusses issues relevant for family, school, and community settings.
Revised May 2012.
Describes how people who engage in drug use or high-risk behaviors associated with drug use also put themselves at risk for contracting or transmitting HIV/AIDS or other infectious diseases.