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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 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 May 2019.
Discusses how people who engage in drug use or high-risk behaviors associated with drug use put themselves at risk for contracting or transmitting viral infections such as HIV/AIDS or hepatitis.
Revised May 2019.
Provides facts about the stimulant drug methamphetamine, including how it affects the brain, other adverse health effects, and secondhand methamphetamine smoke.
Revised April 2019.
Provides basic facts about various hallucinogens, including how they are abused, how they affect the brain, and other health effects.
Revised February 2019.
Offers basic facts about the synthetic opioid Fentanyl including how it is abused, its effect on the brain, and other health effects.
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.