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Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment: A Research-Based Guide (Third Edition)

Revised January 2018.

Presents research-based principles of addiction treatment for a variety of drugs, including nicotine, alcohol, and illicit and prescription drugs, that can inform drug treatment programs and services. In Spanish

Research Reports: Heroin

Revised June 2018.

Offers the latest scientific information on heroin use and its consequences as well as treatment options available for those struggling with heroin addiction.  In Spanish

Mind Matters: Anabolic Steroids

Revised January 2009.

Explains to young teens how anabolic steroids affect the brain and body and disrupt normal hormone function. In Spanish

Mind Matters: Cocaine

Revised January 2009.

Explores with young teens how cocaine changes the way nerve cells communicate in the brain and the negative effects the drug can have on the body. In Spanish

Mind Matters: Hallucinogens

Revised January 2009.

Explains to young teens how hallucinogens affect the brain’s communication centers as well as its ability to control sleep and emotions. In Spanish

DrugFacts: Substance Use in Women

Revised June 2019.

Provides a summary of key points related to women and substance use, including sex and gender differences in substance use and addiction treatment, and how substance use affects a mother and her baby. In Spanish

DrugFacts: Treatment Statistics

Revised January 2019.

List of resources to help find treatment data.

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