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Mental Disorders: Anxiety Disorders | Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Bipolar Disorder | Child Behavior Disorders | Depression | Dissociative Disorders | Eating Disorders | Factitious Disorders | Impulse Control Disorders | Intellectual Disabilities | Personality Disorders | Reactive Attachment Disorder | Schizophrenia | Somatoform Disorders

Substance Abuse: General Substance Abuse | Substance Abuse by Juveniles |Treatment of Substance Abuse | Specific Abused Substances

Other Topics: General Mental Health | Treatment of Mental Disorders | Grief | Stress | Suicide | Co-Dependency and Dysfunctional Families


Specific Abused Substances

(Jump to: Alcohol | Club Drugs | Cocaine | Crack | Ecstasy | GHB | Hallucinogens | Heroin | Inhalants | Ketamine | Khat | LSD | Marijuana | Methadone | Methamphetamine | MDMA | Nicotine | PCP | Performance-Enhancing Substances | Prescription Drugs | Rohypnol | Steroids )

Alcohol
Organizations
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
Alcoholics Anonymous
General Information
Alcoholism:Mayo Clinic
Alcohol Abuse: How to Recognize Problem Drinking:FamilyDoctor.org
Risks and Benefits of Alcohol:UpToDate Patient Information
Alcohol Use in Older People:National Institute on Aging
Alcoholism:MedlinePlus
Alcohol and Youth
Kids and Alcohol:Nemours Foundation
Discussing Drinking: A Back-to-School Conversation You Need to Have:NIH
Alcohol:Nemours Foundation [for Kids]
Alcohol:Nemours Foundation [for Teens]
A Message to Teenagers:Alcoholics Anonymous [for Teens]
Coping With an Alcoholic Parent:Nemours Foundation [for Teens]
Alcohol Poisoning:NIAAA [for College Students]
Let's Talk Facts About College Students and Alcohol Abuse:American Psychiatric Association
Underage Drinking:MedlinePlus
Treatment of Alcoholism
Is A.A. for You?:Alcoholics Anonymous
Medications for Treating Alcohol Dependence:American Academy of Family Physicians
Naltrexone for Alcoholism:American Academy of Family Physicians
Acamprosate (Campral) for Treatment of Alcoholism:American Academy of Family Physicians


Club Drugs
General Information
Club Drugs.gov:NIDA
Club Drugs:ONDCP
Club Drugs InfoFacts:NIDA
Club Drugs:MedlinePlus
GHB & Rohypnol
GHB:Partnership for a Drug-Free America
Rohypnol:Partnership for a Drug-Free America
Ketamine
Ketamine:Partnership for a Drug-Free America
MDMA (Ecstasy)
MDMA (Ecstasy):DEA
Ecstasy:Partnership for a Drug-Free America
MDMA (Ecstasy) Abuse Research Report:NIDA
PMA
PMA:Partnership for a Drug-Free America


Cocaine and Crack
Cocaine:ONDCP
Crack:ONDCP
Crack and Cocaine InfoFacts:NIDA
Cocaine:DEA
Cocaine Abuse and Addiction Research Report:NIDA
Cocaine:MedlinePlus


Hallucinogens (LSD, PCP and others)
General Information
Hallucinogens:ONDCP
Hallucinogens and Dissociative Drugs Research Report:NIDA
LSD
LSD:Partnership for a Drug-Free America
LSD InfoFacts:NIDA
Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD):DEA
PCP
PCP:Partnership for a Drug-Free America
Peyote and Mescaline
Peyote:Partnership for a Drug-Free America
Peyote & Mescaline:DEA
Other Hallucinogens
2C-B, 2C-T-7:Partnership for a Drug-Free America
DMT (Dimethyltryptamine):Partnership for a Drug-Free America
DXM (Dextromethorphan):Partnership for a Drug-Free America
Mushrooms:Partnership for a Drug-Free America
Psilocybin & Psilocyn and other Tryptamines:DEA
Salvia (Divinorum):Partnership for a Drug-Free America


Heroin
Heroin:ONDCP
Heroin InfoFacts:NIDA
Heroin:MedlinePlus


Inhalants
Inhalants:ONDCP
Inhalants:Partnership for a Drug-Free America
Inhalant Abuse Research Report:NIDA
Inhalants:MedlinePlus


Khat
Khat:Partnership for a Drug-Free America
Khat InfoFacts:NIDA
Khat:DEA


Marijuana
General Information
Marijuana:ONDCP
Marijuana:MedlinePlus
Medical Marijuana
"Medical" Marijuana - The Facts:DEA
Marijuana Use in Supportive Care for Cancer Patients:National Cancer Institute
Other Cannabinoids
Hashish:Partnership for a Drug-Free America


Methadone
Methadone:ONDCP


Methamphetamine
Methamphetamine:ONDCP
Methamphetamine InfoFacts:NIDA
Methamphetamine:MedlinePlus


Nicotine
Smoking
Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products InfoFacts:NIDA
Tobacco Addiction Research Report:NIDA
Harms of Smoking and Health Benefits of Quitting:National Cancer Institute
Smoking:Nemours Foundation [for Teens]
Smoking;MedlinePlus
Smoking and Youth:MedlinePlus
Quitting Smoking
Online Quit Guide:SmokeFree.gov
Freedom From Smoking® Online:American Lung Association
Quitting Smoking:UpToDate Patient Information
How Can I Quit Smoking?: TeensHealth from Nemours Foundation
Fact Sheets:Tobacco/Smoking Cessation:National Cancer Institute
Smoking Cessation:MedlinePlus
Secondhand Smoke
Secondhand Smoke and Cancer:National Cancer Institute
Second Hand Smoke and Children:American Academy of Otolaryngology
Secondhand Smoke:MedlinePlus
Smokeless Tobacco
Take a Close Look at What the Tobacco Industry Won't Show You:NIDCR
Spit Tobacco: A Guide for Quitting:NIDCR [PDF]
Smokeless Tobacco and Cancer:National Cancer Institute
Smokeless Tobacco:Nemours Foundation [for Teens]
Smokeless Tobacco:MedlinePlus


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Performance-Enhancing Substances
General Information
Can Nutritional Supplements Enhance Athletic Performance?:Aetna InteliHealth
Creatine
Creatine Supplements:American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Creatine:MedlinePlus Drugs & Supplements
Creatine: The Power Supplement:netLibrary
Ephedra
Ephedra and Ephedrine Alkaloids for Weight Loss and Athletic Performance:Office of Dietary Supplements
Herbal Ecstasy:Partnership for a Drug-Free America
Steroids
Steroids:ONDCP
What You Should Know About Steroids:Nemours Foundation [for Parents]
Are Steroids Worth the Risk?:Nemours Foundation [for Teens]
Anabolic Steroids:MedlinePlus


Prescription Drugs
General Information
Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medications InfoFacts:NIDA
Some Commonly Prescribed Medications: Use and Consequences:NIDA
Prescription Drug Abuse Chart:NIDA
Prescription Drugs Abuse and Addiction Research Report:NIDA
Prescription Drug Abuse:MedlinePlus
Depressants
Prescription Sedatives & Tranquilizers:Partnership for a Drug-Free America
Barbiturates:DEA
Benzodiazepines:DEA
Chloral Hydrate:DEA
Paraldehyde:DEA
Narcotics
Prescription Pain Relievers:Partnership for a Drug-Free America
Codeine:DEA
Hydrocodone:DEA
Morphine:DEA
Stimulants
Prescription Stimulants:Partnership for a Drug-Free America
Stimulant ADHD Medications - Methylphenidate and Amphetamines InfoFacts:NIDA
Ritalin:Partnership for a Drug-Free America


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