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Booze, Brew, Liquor, and Sauce
Provided by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

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Bath Salts

Bloom, Cloud Nine, Vanilla Sky, White Lightning

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Brain and Addiction

Find out why drugs are so hard to quit.

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Blow, Bump, C, Charlie, Coca, Coke, Flake, Rock, Snow, Toot

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Cough and Cold Medicines

Candy, Dex, Drank, Robo, Robotripping, Skittles, Triple C, Tussin, Velvet

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Black Tar, H, Horse, Junk, Ska, Smack

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Bold, Laughing Gas, Poppers, Snappers, Whippets

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Grass, Herb, Mary Jane, Pot, Reefer, Skunk, Weed

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MDMA (Ecstasy or Molly)

Adam, Beans, Clarity, E, Hug, Love Drug, X, XTC

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Methamphetamine (Meth)

Chalk, Crank, Crystal, Fire, Glass, Go Fast, Ice, Speed, Tina

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Prescription Drugs

Barbs, Candy, Oxy, Percs, Reds, Speed, Tranks, Vikes

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Prescription Depressant Medications

A-minus, Barbs, Candy, Downers, Phennies, Red Birds, Reds, Sleeping Pills, Tooies, Tranks, Yellow Jackets, Yellows, Zombie Pills

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Prescription Stimulant Medications (Amphetamines)

Bennies, Black Beauties, Hearts, Roses, Skippy, Speed, The Smart Drug, Uppers, Vitamin R

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Prescription Pain Medications (Opioids)

Happy Pills, Hillbilly Heroin, OC, Oxy, Oxycotton, Percs, Vikes

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Maria Pastora, Sally-D, Salvia divinorum, Shepherdess's Herb, Ska Pastora

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Black Mamba, bliss, Bombay Blue, Fake Weed, Genie, K2

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Steroids, Anabolic

Juice, Roids

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Tobacco, Nicotine, & Vaping (E-Cigarettes)

Chew, Cigs, Dip, Smokes, Snuff

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Co-Occurring Conditions

Co-occurring substance use and mental illness.

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Drug Overdoses in Youth

How many young people die from drug overdoses.

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Drug Use and Your Mouth

How drug use affects the mouth.

In collaboration with the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

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NIDA’s Easy-to-Read Web Site

Listen to the facts about drug use, addiction, and treatment.

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Viral Infections (HIV, Hepatitis) and Drug Use

How drug use factors in the spread of viral infections.