NIDA for Teens: The Science Behind Drug Abuse for teachers
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Brush Up on Your Science

Tools to help teachers brush up on drug use and addiction scientific knowledge.

Drug Facts

Learn the facts about the effects of drug abuse.

Commonly Abused Drugs (NIDA)

See an at-a-glance list of drugs of abuse and their effects.

Research Reports

Read the latest scientific information about drugs of abuse.

Drugs, Brains, and Behavior: The Science of Addiction

This 30-page full-color booklet explains in simple terms how science has revolutionized the understanding of drug addiction as a brain disease that affects behavior.

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Marijuana: Facts for Teens

Presented in question-and-answer format, this pamphlet gives the facts about marijuana and its potential harmful effects, as well as potential therapeutic uses.

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Scientists Answer Teens Most Popular Questions

Find out what teens are asking and what the scientists say about drugs and addiction.