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Mind Matters: Anabolic Steroids

Published January 1997. 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

Published January 1997. 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: Drugs and the Brain

Published July 2018.

A visually appealing booklet for students that explains how drugs change the way the communication centers in the brain work and ultimately cause their effects. Formerly referred to as Mind Over Matter, this booklet is part of a series focused on easy-to-understand scientific facts. For a limited time, hard copies of the older Mind Over Matter series with Sara Bellum are still available from our clearinghouse. In Spanish

Mind Matters: Hallucinogens

Published January 1997. 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

Mind Matters: Inhalants

Published January 1997.

Describes to young teens how inhalants, such as hair spray, gasoline, and spray paint, can cause nerve cell damage in the brain that can affect the body in many ways. In Spanish

Mind Matters: Marijuana

Published July 2018.

A visually appealing booklet for students that explains how marijuana changes the way the communication centers in the brain work and ultimately cause their effects. Formerly referred to as Mind Over Matter, this booklet is part of a series focused on easy-to-understand scientific facts. For a limited time, hard copies of the older Mind Over Matter series with Sara Bellum are still available from our clearinghouse. In Spanish

Mind Matters: Methamphetamine

Published October 2000.

Explains to young teens how methamphetamine acts in the body and the brain and what happens with long-term use of the drug. In Spanish

Mind Matters: Nicotine

Published July 2018.

A visually appealing booklet for students that explains how nicotine changes the way the communication centers in the brain work and ultimately cause their effects. Formerly referred to as Mind Over Matter, this booklet is part of a series focused on easy-to-understand scientific facts. For a limited time, hard copies of the older Mind Over Matter series with Sara Bellum are still available from our clearinghouse. In Spanish

Mind Matters: Opioids

Published July 2018.

A visually appealing booklet for students that explains how prescription pain medicines, opioids, change the way the communication centers in the brain work and ultimately cause their effects. Formerly referred to as Mind Over Matter, this booklet is part of a series focused on easy-to-understand scientific facts. For a limited time, hard copies of the older Mind Over Matter series with Sara Bellum are still available from our clearinghouse. In Spanish

Mind Matters: Prescription Drugs

Published January 2009.

Explains to young teens how prescription drugs, when used improperly, can cause addiction and other harmful health problems. In Spanish

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