Information on Substance Abuse and Addiction
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- Information on the Science of Addiction
- Information about particular drugs and their effects on the body
- Easy-to-Read information on Drugs: see easyread.drugabuse.gov
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- If you are a professional and would like to learn about evidence based principles of treatment, or for a general audience about what to ask when seeking treatment.
- If you are seeking information on clinical trials, go to clinicaltrials.gov
Clinical trials are research studies in human volunteers conducted to answer specific health questions. Learn about the NIH-sponsored clinical trials available to you.
- NIDA Clinical Trial Locator - answer a few simple questions and get contact information for Clinical Trials near you.
Other Clinical Trials information sources:
- NIH Clinical Trials and You - NIH site that helps explain about clinical trials and why people participate.
- NIDA Trials at ClinicalTrials.gov - a resource of federally and privately supported clinical trials.
- Clinical Research Studies from the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network (CTN) - a NIDA coordinated network of research institutions conducting human trials on drug abuse solutions.
- Research Studies at NIDA Intramural Research Program - located in Baltimore, Maryland.
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- Drug abuse screening tools
- Free access to information on drugs from scientific journals: PubMed.gov
- Information on NIDA or NIH grants
- Summaries of NIDA Science in NIDA Notes
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