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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.

Resource Guide: Screening for Drug Use in General Medical Settings

Published April 2009. Revised March 2012.

Provides clinicians serving adult populations in general medical settings with the tools and procedures necessary to conduct screening, brief intervention, and/or treatment referral for patients who may have or be at risk of developing a substance use disorder.

Addiction Science and Clinical Practice: Volume 5, Number 1

Published April 2009.

Features recent research on drug abuse and criminal justice, including interventions to promote successful re-entry, nutrition issues for HIV-infected drug abusers, and recovery-oriented systems of care.

Patient-Physician Conversation Poster

Published April 2009.

Encourages patients to discuss any and all drug use—including prescription and over-the-counter medications—with their doctors and other health care professionals. Postcard version available for order at https://drugpubs.drugabuse.gov/publications/nidamed-patient-postcard

Research Reports: Comorbidity: Addiction and Other Mental Illnesses

Published December 2008. Revised September 2010.

Introduces a report that focuses on the topic of comorbid drug use disorders and other mental illnesses, a research priority for NIDA.

Community Monitoring Systems: Tracking and Improving the Well-Being of America's Children and Adolescents

Published September 2007.

Describes community systems that monitor the well-being of children and adolescents and lists recommendations that define the next steps for creating and mentoring effective community monitoring systems.

Principles of Drug Abuse Treatment for Criminal Justice Populations - A Research-Based Guide

Published September 2006. Revised April 2014.

Presents research-based principles of addiction treatment that can inform drug treatment programs and services in the criminal justice setting.

Assessing Drug Abuse Within and Across Communities

Published September 2006.

Provides guidelines for establishing epidemiology networks to monitor and assess drug abuse patterns and trends and emerging drug problems at community and State levels.

Research Reports: HIV/AIDS

Published March 2006. Revised July 2012.

Explores the link between drug abuse and HIV/AIDS and discusses treatment options, populations most at risk, trends in HIV/AIDS, and ways to counter these trends. En Español

Research Reports: MDMA (Ecstasy) Abuse

Published March 2006.

Describes the science behind MDMA (ecstasy) abuse, including what it does to the brain, whether it is addictive, and the latest research regarding prevention and treatment of MDMA.

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