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Tobacco, Nicotine, and E-Cigarettes Research Report thumbnail image

Tobacco, Nicotine, and E-Cigarettes (Research Reports)

Published July 1998. Revised January 2020.

Discusses the harmful effects of tobacco use, risks associated with pregnancy and adolescents, as well as best practices for the prevention and treatment of tobacco addiction. En Español

Treating Opioid Addiction in Criminal Justice Settings

Treating Opioid Addiction in Criminal Justice Settings (Policy Briefs)

Published December 2017. Revised December 2017.

This brief fact sheet provides information about why it is important to treat opioid addiction in criminal justice settings and how treatment is being provided.

Treating Opioid Use Disorder During Pregnancy

Treating Opioid Use Disorder During Pregnancy (Policy Briefs)

Published July 2017. Revised July 2017.

This brief fact sheet discusses the risks of untreated opioid use disorder during pregnancy, particularly neonatal abstinence syndrome, and provides evidence-based treatment options that have been shown to be safe and effective.

Treatment Approaches for Drug Addiction (DrugFacts)

Revised January 2019.

A plain language summary of the behavioral therapies, medications, and devices that can be used to treat substance use disorders. En Español

Treatment Statistics (DrugFacts)

Revised January 2019.

List of resources to help find treatment data.

Understanding Drug Use and Addiction (DrugFacts)

Revised June 2018.

Provides an overview of drug use and addiction, including what happens in the brain during drug use, why some people become addicted while others don’t, and the importance of prevention. En Español

Vaping Devices (Electronic Cigarettes) (DrugFacts)

Revised January 2020.

A plain-language research summary that describes how e-cigarettes work, how safe they are compared to traditional cigarettes, and if they can help with smoking cessation. En Español