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    The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) offers several reports on substance abuse.

    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

    CDC.

    Heroin Abuse and Addiction: Research Report.

    Cocaine Abuse and Addiction: Research Report.

    Methamphetamine Abuse and Addiction: Research Report.

    Nicotine Addiction: Research Report.

    Preventing Drug Use Among Children and Adolescents: A Research Based Guide.

    Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment: A Research Based Guide.

    The Center for Health Communication of the Harvard School of Public Health offers "A Guide for Teens: Does Your Friend Have An Alcohol or Other Drug Problem?"

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    Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg, MD on April 23, 2016
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