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Preventing Drug Use among Children and Adolescents (In Brief)

Published January 1997. Revised October 2003.
Presents research-based drug abuse prevention principles, an overview of program planning, and critical first steps for those learning about prevention. En Español

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Methamphetamine (Mind Over Matter)

Published October 2000.
Explains how methamphetamine acts in the body and the brain and what happens with long-term use of the drug. En Español

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Tobacco Addiction (Mind Over Matter)

Published January 1998.
Describes how nicotine acts on the heart to change heart rate and blood pressure, and discusses dependency, treatment, and effects of long-term nicotine use. En Español

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Inhalants (Mind Over Matter)

Published January 1997.
Describes how inhalants, such as hair spray, gasoline, and spray paint, can cause nerve cell damage in the brain that can affect the body in a lot of ways. En Español


PEERx Educators Guide

PEERx Educators Guide

NIDA's PEERx Educators Guide provides a central listing of NIDA's teen prescription drug abuse resources.

Drugs & Health Teaching Guides: Teen Drug Abuse

Drugs & Health Teaching Guides

Drugs & Health Teaching Guides provide educators with 4 groups of related blog posts that complement health curricula about drug abuse. These posts, written by the NIDA Blog Team, describe the latest science-based information about drug abuse and addiction.

Follow Drugs & Health: NIDA's Blog for Teens
National Drug Facts Week, Shatter the Myths
NIDA for Teens: The Science Behind Drug Abuse