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    Frequently Asked Questions About Inhalants  External Links Disclaimer Logo
    Also available in: Spanish  External Links Disclaimer Logo
    This page links to frequently asked questions about inhalants. Questions cover what inhalant use is, how inhalant use can be prevented, what products are used as inhalants, what the common signs of an... Details >
    National Inhalant Prevention Coalition
    A Family Guide To Keeping Youth Mentally Healthy and Drug Free
    A Family Guide To Keeping Youth Mentally Healthy and Drug Free is a public education Web site developed by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to communicate to pare... Details >
    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    Are you Cool or Clueless?
    Parents are invited to take this online quiz to test their knowledge of the drug-related slang names currently in use. There are 6 categories of drugs of abuse and 30 slang terms that change constan... Details >
    SAMHSA's National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
    Are You Drug Smart? Test Your Chemical IQ  External Links Disclaimer Logo
    This online checkup provides players with the truth about some illegal drugs and the dangers to users' health.... Details >
    Do It Now Foundation
    Club Drugs Facts and Figures
    This document is an overview of certain drugs that have emerged and become popular among teens and young adults at dance clubs and "raves." These drugs, collectively termed "club drugs," include MDMA/... Details >
    Office of National Drug Control Policy, The White House
    Club Drugs: Community Drug Alert Bulletin
    This advisory from the Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse to community leaders, parents and the general public addresses the "alarming increases in the popularity of some very dangerous ... Details >
    National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health
    Cocaine Facts and Figures
    Pure cocaine was first used in the 1880s as a local anesthetic in eye, nose, and throat surgeries because of its ability to provide anesthesia as well as to constrict blood vessels and limit bleeding.... Details >
    Office of National Drug Control Policy, The White House
    Dictionary of Street Drug Slang  External Links Disclaimer Logo
    Search this site for online assistance in finding basic definitions for some general terms, symbols and acronyms related to substance abuse.... Details >
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    Drug Abuse and Substance Abuse Information - Partnership for a Drug-Free America  External Links Disclaimer Logo
    This site provides access to a compilation of information about illicit drugs and illicit drug use among the Nation's youth. Includes a comprehensive drug information database that provides: slang nam... Details >
    Partnership for a Drug-Free America
    Drugs and Pregnancy  External Links Disclaimer Logo
    For a pregnant woman, drug abuse is doubly dangerous. First, drugs may harm her own health, interfering with her ability to support the pregnancy. Second, some drugs can directly impair prenatal devel... Details >
    American Council for Drug Education
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    Drug Policy Information Clearinghouse, Office of National Drug Control Policy
    Working Partners for an Alcohol- and Drug-Free Workplace, U.S. Department of Labor
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