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2012 MTF Results Now Available

Easy-to-Read Drug Facts

Easy-to-Read Drug Facts

Seeking Treatment Booklet

Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment: What To Ask

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Clinical Trials & You (NIH Site)

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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

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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.

    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.

    Famliy Checkup - Positive Parenting Prevents Drug Abuse

    Prescription Drug Abuse

    Medicine Abuse Project - Drugfee.org
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    Ordering Publications

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

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