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Understanding Drug Abuse and Addiction: What Science Says (Teaching Packets)

Revised February 2016.

The third in a 5-part series, reviews the science behind drug abuse and addiction and introduces the topics of prevention and treatment.

Understanding Drug Use and Addiction (DrugFacts)

Revised August 2016.

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

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