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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.

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 22, 2014

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