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Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know

Published April 2001. Revised March 2014.

Brochure, in question-and-answer format, that provides facts about marijuana for parents and offers tips for talking with their children about the drug and its potential harmful effects. 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

Family Checkup

Published October 2012. Revised August 2015.

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

Drugs, Brains, and Behavior: The Science of Addiction

Published April 2007. Revised July 2014.

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

DrugFacts: Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products

Revised May 2016.

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. En Español

DrugFacts: Electronic Cigarettes (e-Cigarettes)

Revised May 2016.

Describes how e-cigarettes work, how safe they are compared to conventional cigarettes, and whether they can help with smoking cessation. En Español

DrugFacts: Marijuana

Revised March 2016.

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

DrugFacts: Anabolic Steroids

Revised March 2016.

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. En Español

DrugFacts: MDMA (Ecstasy/Molly)

Revised February 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: Treatment Approaches for Drug Addiction

Revised January 2016.

Describes research findings on effective medication and behavioral treatment approaches for drug addiction and discusses special considerations for the criminal justice setting. En Español

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