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DrugFacts: Drug-Related Hospital Emergency Room Visits

Revised May 2011.

Provides national estimates on drug-related visits to hospital emergency departments and makes comparisons with previous years’ data. Discusses illicit drugs, alcohol and other drugs, and prescription drugs. En Español

Principles of Adolescent Substance Use Disorder Treatment: A Research-Based Guide

Published January 2014. Revised January 2014.

Presents research-based principles of adolescent substance use disorder treatment; covers treatment for a variety of drugs including, illicit and prescription drugs, alcohol, and tobacco; presents settings and evidence-based approaches unique to treating adolescents.

Drugs: SHATTER THE MYTHS

Published October 2010. Revised March 2015.

Answers teens’ most frequently asked questions about drugs and abuse with scientific facts and engaging images. En Español

Prescription Drug Poster

Published March 2010.

Raises awareness of the health consequences of improper use of prescription drugs and contrasts it with the benefits of safe and proper prescription drug use.

DrugFacts: High School and Youth Trends

Revised June 2016.

Describes trends in high school and youth drug abuse and addiction, with an emphasis on marijuana, cigarettes, prescription drugs, alcohol and ecstasy. En Español

DrugFacts: Drugged Driving

Revised June 2016.

Provides basic facts about drugged driving, including statistics, trends, and teen prevalence, and explains why drugged driving is hazardous, particularly as it relates to marijuana. En Español

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