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DrugFacts—Genetics and Epigenetics of Addiction

Revised February 2016.

Explores the role of genetics and epigenetics in the development and treatment of drug abuse and addiction.

DrugFacts—Hallucinogens

Revised January 2016.

Provides basic facts about various hallucinogens,  including how they are abused, how they affect the brain, and other health effects. En Español

DrugFacts—Heroin

Revised January 2017.

Offers basic facts about heroin, including methods of use, its effects on the brain, other health effects, and treatment options.

DrugFacts—Inhalants

Revised February 2017.

Provides an overview of inhalants, including types of products commonly inhaled, effects on the brain, other adverse health effects, and potential for addiction. En Español

DrugFacts—Kratom

Published February 2016.

Provides basic information about kratom, including methods of abuse, effects on the brain, and addiction potential.  En Español

DrugFacts—Lessons from Prevention Research

Revised March 2014.

Describes principles important to consider when developing drug abuse prevention programs and discusses issues relevant for family, school, and community settings. En Español

DrugFacts—Marijuana

Revised February 2017.

Offers facts about marijuana, including how people use it, its effects on the brain and overall health, and treatment options. En Español

DrugFacts—Marijuana as Medicine

Revised March 2017.

Offers facts about marijuana as a legal medical treatment and about potential and approved treatments using chemicals derived from marijuana (cannabinoids). En Español

DrugFacts—MDMA (Ecstasy/Molly)

Revised October 2016.

Provides basic facts about MDMA, also called Ecstasy or Molly, including how it affects the brain, other health effects, and its potential for addiction. En Español

DrugFacts—Methamphetamine

Revised February 2017.

Provides facts about the stimulant drug methamphetamine, including how it affects the brain, other adverse health effects, and secondhand methamphetamine smoke. En Español

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