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Published April 2001. 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.
Published June 2018. Revised June 2018.
A plain language summary of prescription opioids that explains effects on the brain and reported use.
Published June 2016. Revised June 2016.
Offers basic facts about the synthetic opioid Fentanyl including how it is abused, its effect on the brain, and other health effects.
Published January 2014. 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.
Published October 2012. Revised August 2015.
Provides parents with research-based skills to help keep their children drug-free.
Published April 2007. 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.
Revised January 2019.
A plain language summary of the behavioral therapies, medications, and devices that can be used to treat substance use disorders.
Revised December 2018.
Describes high school and youth trends for drug use and addiction, as presented in the annual Monitoring the Future survey. Includes emphasis on marijuana, cigarettes, alcohol, and prescription drugs.
Revised August 2018.
Provides basic information about anabolic-androgenic steroids, such as how it is abused, its effects on the brain and mental health, and its addictive potential.
Revised August 2018.
Comorbidity describes two or more disorders or illnesses occurring in the same person. They can occur at the same time or one after the other. Comorbidity also implies interactions between the illnesses that can worsen the course of both.