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Drug Facts from the NIDA for Teens Web site
- Information about different drugs of abuse written for teens.
Drug Facts from NIDA’s main Web site
- In-depth information about different drugs of abuse.
Drug Facts from NIDA's Easy-to-Read Web site
- Simple to understand information about drug abuse, addiction, and treatment. Each page of the Web site is also written to be read out loud.
- Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know
Other NIDA Resources
Addiction Science Videos
- Simple to understand videos about how the brain and body respond to drugs of abuse.
Trends in Drug Use, High School and Youth
- The latest facts and statistics about youth substance abuse.
- NIDA’s fact sheet on driving under the influence of any drug that acts on the brain.
Parents360x Action Toolkit
- From The Partnership at Drugfree.org, a community education resource on prescription drug abuse.