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NIDA InfoFacts: Science-Based Facts on Drug Abuse and Addiction

InfoFacts Index

Effects of Drug Abuse
Understanding Drug Abuse and Addiction
Revised: July 2008
Drug Abuse and the link to HIV/AIDS
Revised: August 2008
Drugged Driving
Revised: April 2008

Health Effects of Specific Drugs
Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products
Revised: September 2008
Club Drugs (GHB, Ketamine, and Rohypnol)
Revised: August 2008

Crack and Cocaine

Revised: August 2008
MDMA (Ecstasy)
Revised: August 2008
Hallucinogens: LSD, Peyote, Psilocybin, and PCP
Added: July 2008
Revised: July 2008
Revised: June 2008
Added: December 2007
Revised: June 2008
Revised: June 2008
Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medications
Revised: August 2008
Methylphenidate and Amphetamines (ADHD Medications)
Revised: June 2008
Added: October 2007
Steroids (Anabolic-Androgenic)
Revised: June 2008

Prevention and Treatment
Treatment Approaches for Drug Addiction
Revised: June 2008
Lessons From Prevention Research
Revised: February 2004
Treatment for Drug Abusers in the Criminal Justice System
Added: July 2006

Survey Data
Costs to Society from Drug Abuse
High School and Youth Trends
Revised: December 2008
Hospital Visits
Revised: April 2005
Nationwide Trends
Revised: August 2008
Treatment Statistics
Revised: July 2008
Workplace Resources
Revised: July 2008

NIDA Information
NIDA Funding Opportunities
Information about NIDA Grants
NIDA's Home Page
Our Mission and Structure
NIDA's Opportunities for Special Populations
Revised: June 2008

Additional Information
Past Meeting Summaries and Special Reports

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