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Research Reports: Marijuana

Revised September 2019.

Explores the latest research on marijuana, including the scope of marijuana use in the U.S., health consequences, its effects on everyday activities, and available treatments. In Spanish

Research Reports: Medications to Treat Opioid Use Disorder

Revised June 2018.

Discusses effective medications used to treat opioid use disorders: methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone. In Spanish

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

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.

Research Reports: Misuse of Prescription Drugs

Revised December 2018.

Offers the latest research findings on prescription drug misuse, including the classes of prescription drugs that are most commonly misused, possible effects on the brain and body, and treatment options for prescription drug addiction. In Spanish

Research Reports: Steroids and Other Appearance and Performance Enhancing Drugs (APEDs)

Revised February 2018.

Explores the latest research on steroids and other appearance and performance enhancing drugs (APEDs), including why people misuse APEDs, effects they can have on physical and behavioral health, prevention research, and effective treatment approaches. In Spanish

Research Reports: Hallucinogens and Dissociative Drugs

Revised February 2015.

Offers the latest research findings on hallucinogens and dissociative drugs, describing what they are, how they are abused, and basic facts about different drugs within this classification of drugs. In Spanish

Research Reports: Cocaine

Revised May 2016.

Describes the latest research findings on cocaine, exploring the scope of abuse in the U.S., its potential long- and short-term health effects, maternal cocaine use, and treatment approaches. In Spanish

Research Reports: Inhalants

Revised July 2012.

Provides scientific research on the nature and extent of inhalant abuse, its potential health consequences, and hazards of chemicals found in commonly abused inhalants. In Spanish

Research Reports: Tobacco, Nicotine, and E-Cigarettes

Revised September 2019.

Discusses the harmful effects of tobacco use, risks associated with pregnancy and adolescents, as well as best practices for the prevention and treatment of tobacco addiction. In Spanish

Research Reports: Methamphetamine

Revised April 2019.

Provides an overview of the latest scientific findings on methamphetamine, including short- and long-term health consequences, effects on pregnancy, and potential prevention and treatment options. In Spanish

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