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DrugFacts: Prescription Stimulants

Published June 2018.

A plain language summary of prescription stimulant medications, how they affect the body, and how addiction can be treated. In Spanish

DrugFacts: Prescription CNS Depressants

Published March 2018.

A plain language research summary of CNS depressants, how they can be misused, and how they affect the brain. In Spanish

DrugFacts: Substance Use and Military Life

Revised October 2019.

Offers an overview of trends of drug use in the military and the special risks faced by this population. In Spanish

Drugs: SHATTER THE MYTHS

Revised September 2016.

Answers teens’ most frequently asked questions about drugs and abuse with scientific facts and engaging images. In Spanish

DrugFacts: Substance Use in Women

Revised January 2020.

Provides a summary of key points related to women and substance use, including sex and gender differences in substance use and addiction treatment, and how substance use affects a mother and her baby. In Spanish

DrugFacts: Drugged Driving

Revised December 2019.

Provides basic facts about drugged driving, including statistics, trends, and teen prevalence, and explains why drugged driving is hazardous, particularly as it relates to marijuana. In Spanish

DrugFacts: Kratom

Revised April 2019.

A plain-language research summary about kratom, how it affects the brain, and its health effects. In Spanish

DrugFacts: Treatment Statistics

Revised January 2019.

List of resources to help find treatment data.

Opioids: Facts Parents Need to Know

Revised June 2019.

Opioids: Facts Parents Need to Know  Presented in question-and-answer format and targeted to parents, provides facts about opioids and their potential harmful effects. In Spanish

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