January 2016 |
The Strategic Plan outlines our strategy for fulfilling our mission through the end of this decade. The strategic priorities outlined in this plan are intended to leverage the vast array...
April 2021 |
Provides an overview of the effects of cigarette and other tobacco products, including their effect on the brain, other health effects, approaches to smoking or nicotine cessation, and overall use...
May 2016 |
Describes the latest research findings on cocaine, exploring the scope of abuse in the U.S., its potential long- and short-term health effects, maternal cocaine use, and treatment approaches.
August 2018 |
Comorbidity describes two or more disorders or illnesses occurring in the same person. They can occur at the same time or one after the other. Comorbidity also implies interactions between...
July 2019 |
Discusses how people who engage in drug use or high-risk behaviors associated with drug use put themselves at risk for contracting or transmitting viral infections such as HIV/AIDS or hepatitis.
July 2020 |
Provides scientific information about the disease of drug addiction, including the many harmful consequences of drug misuse and the basic approaches that have been developed to prevent and treat the...
February 2015 |
Offers the latest research findings on hallucinogens and dissociative drugs, describing what they are, how they are abused, and basic facts about different drugs within this classification of drugs.
February 2015 |
Poster: Prescription Drugs — This classroom poster graphically illustrates the double-sided nature of prescription drugs. Download Poster (PDF, 418 KB) Order Copies Visit the Heads Up site at Scholastic
August 2016 |
Students will have the opportunity to: find unbiased, scientific answers to their questions about drugs and health; understand how their brains make decisions and how to better navigate peer-pressure situations...
September 2017 |
Students will have the opportunity to: find out how brain imaging techniques work and how they provide scientists with key information about drug use; learn about how stress affects the...