Where can I find information on specific drugs?
- You can review the NIDA for Teens site, with information on a variety of drugs and drug use issues.
- The NIDA website also has information on specific drugs, including their effects on the body, brain, and behavior.
- NIDA also has an Easy-to-Read website with information about many drugs.
- You can also check out the Scholastic e-poster that discusses the health effects of drugs.
Where can I find more information on treatment and recovery?
More information on what to expect in treatment and recovery is in our publication on the science behind addiction, called Drugs, Brains, and Behavior - The Science of Addiction, written by NIDA scientists based on many years of research.
There is more information on the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration's resource page on treatment, prevention, and recovery.
You might also want to check out the websites of some other NIH Institutes:
Cite this article
NIDA. (2019, October 18). Step by Step Guides to Finding Treatment for Drug Use Disorders. Retrieved from https://www.drugabuse.gov/step-by-step-guides-to-finding-treatment-drug-use-disorders