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Seeking Treatment Booklet

Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment: What To Ask

Easy-to-Read Drug Facts

Easy-to-Read Drug Facts

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Clinical Trials & You (NIH Site)

In This Section

Find information for people struggling with drug abuse, as well as resources for their families and friends.

Treatment Resources


Prevention Resources

To learn more about drug abuse and its effects, visit our Drugs of Abuse and Related Topics sections.

Anyone Can Become Addicted

Clinical Trials

A Patient's Perspective

To hear how one person in recovery views life, join us for a conversation with actor, author, and activist, Christopher Kennedy Lawford who, having overcome addiction, now advocates for others in recovery.

Looking for Treatment?

Use the SAMHSA Treatment Locator or 1-800-662-HELP.

eNIDA. eTool Innovations for Provider Education. Drug Screening Tool

Featured Publication

Featured Publication

Drugs, Brains, and Behavior - The Science of Addiction

As a result of scientific research, we know that addiction is a disease that affects both brain and behavior.

Prescription Drug Abuse

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Ordering Publications

To order a publication, call 1-877-643-2644 toll free or visit drugpubs.drugabuse.gov.

NIDA DrugPubs

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NIH...Turning Discovery Into Health

National Institute on Drug Abuse   |   6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 5213   |   Bethesda, MD 20892-9561

Questions for our staff? E-mail information@nida.nih.gov or call 301-443-1124 (240-221-4007 en español).

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