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Mind Over Matter: Opioids

Describes to young teens how opioids, such as Vicodin, morphine, heroin, and codeine, affect the brain—including the limbic system—and the nervous system.

NIH Pub Number: 14-3856
Published: January 1997
Revised: September 2014
Author: National Institute on Drug Abuse

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