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Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know

Revised July 2018.

Provides important facts about marijuana and offers parents tips for talking with their children about the drug and its potential harmful effects. 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.

Family Checkup

Revised October 2019.

Provides parents with research-based skills to help keep their children drug-free. In Spanish

Drugs, Brains, and Behavior: The Science of Addiction

Revised July 2018.

Provides scientific information about the disease of drug addiction, including the many harmful consequences of drug misuse and the basic approaches that have been developed to prevent and treat the disease. In Spanish

DrugFacts: Prescription Opioids

Revised May 2020.

A plain language summary of prescription opioids that explains effects on the brain and reported use. In Spanish

DrugFacts: Inhalants

Revised April 2020.

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

DrugFacts: Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products

Revised January 2020.

Provides an overview of the effects of cigarette and other tobacco products, including their effect on the brain, other health effects, approaches to smoking or nicotine cessation, and overall use among youth. In Spanish

DrugFacts: Vaping Devices (Electronic Cigarettes)

Revised January 2020.

A plain-language research summary that describes how e-cigarettes work, how safe they are compared to traditional cigarettes, and if they can help with smoking cessation. In Spanish

DrugFacts: Marijuana

Revised December 2019.

A plain-language research summary about marijuana, including how people use it, its effects on the brain and overall health, and treatment options In Spanish

DrugFacts: Monitoring the Future Survey: High School and Youth Trends

Revised December 2019.

Describes high school and youth trends for drug use and addiction, as presented in the annual Monitoring the Future survey. Includes emphasis on vaping, marijuana, cigarettes, alcohol, and prescription drugs. In Spanish

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