Alcohol & Drug Information
Links to full-text publications providing information on alcohol, prescription
drugs, narcotics, inhalants, stimulants, steroids, and more. Part of
the National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information produced
by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute
Click on “Publications” for recent drug abuse trends in King County. Under “Resources,” the Alcohol, Drugs, and Tobacco Web Links database contains links to more than 600 organizations and resources. Information on drug abuse from multidisciplinary research center at the University of Washington, whose mission is “to support and facilitate research and research dissemination in the field of alcohol and drug abuse.”
Kids Health for Kids: What You Need to Know About Drugs
Provides information on a variety of drugs. Scroll down to the bottom
of the page to be able to jump to specific sections on marijuana, ecstasy,
cocaine, etc. From the nonprofit group The Nemours Foundation.
National Institute on Drug Abuse
The official home page of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, a part
of the National Institute of Health. Scroll down and on right notice
the topics under Information for Students to find information on individual
drugs, on their effect on the brain and much more.
NIDA for Teens: The Science Behind Drug Abuse
Learn about the effects of different drugs, including prescription drugs, on the body and the brain. This site also includes a blog, games, videos, and downloads about drug abuse. From the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
Web of Addictions:
Links to web sites that provide information on a variety of drugs. Includes
a Searchable On-Line Dictionary of Street Drug Slang. Scroll to the
top of the page to locate a list of fact sheet citations. An award-winning
site produced by Andrew L. Homer, Ph.D. and Dick Dillon.
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