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About Drugs and Addiction
A list of resources compiled from the CDC, White House, SAMHSA, and NIDA about drugs, substance abuse, addiction, and communities at risk.
ASPR TRACIE Tip Sheet Opoids: Frequently Asked Questions
Developed to provide answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the opioid crisis for healthcare coalitions, entities, and providers, as well as emergency managers and public health practitioners.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
This site addresses most fundamental and essential questions about drug abuse, including tracking emerging drug use trends, understanding how drugs work in the brain and body, developing and testing new drug treatment and prevention approaches, and disseminating findings to the general public and special populations.
Instituto Nacional sobre el Abuso de Drogas
Este sitio se dirige a la mayoría de las preguntas fundamentales y esenciales sobre el abuso de drogas, incluyendo el seguimiento de las nuevas tendencias de consumo de drogas, la comprensión de cómo las drogas trabajan en el cerebro y el cuerpo, desarrollar y probar nuevos enfoques de tratamiento y prevención de drogas, y la divulgación de los resultados de las poblaciones comunes y especiales generales.
NIDA for Teens
Created for middle and high school students and their teachers, this website provides accurate and timely information for use in and out of the classroom.
SAMHSA – Substance Use
Get the facts on common substance use disorders such as those related to alcohol, tobacco, cannabis (marijuana), stimulants, hallucinogens, and opioids.
The Online Museum of African American Addictions, Treatment, and Recovery
The purpose of this website is to serve as a single location where individuals who are interested in information about addictions, treatment, and recovery among African Americans can be found. The site contains historical data, scholarly articles, educational videos, music and DVDs.
Alcohol and Public Health Fact Sheet
A fact sheet on alcohol abuse and your health from the CDC (Center for Disease Control).
Rethinking Drinking – Alcohol & Your Health
Offers valuable, research-based information about alcohol disorders.
Smoking Leaves Lasting Marks on DNA
London researchers find that more than 7,000 genes related to the development of smoking-related diseases are altered by quitting smoking, though recovery may take years.
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Provides full text for more than 2,000 general reference publications
The National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.