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The Science of the Endocannabinoid System: How THC Affects the Brain and the Body

After several decades of research, scientists studying the effects of marijuana made several important discoveries. Not…

Marijuana Facts: Breaking Down the Myths

Marijuana use among teens had been on the decline since the mid-1990s—until now. According to the…

Prescription Pain Medications

You know that abusing drugs like cocaine and heroin can lead to addiction and other serious…

Prescription Stimulants

  The most recent Monitoring the Future survey shows a disturbing fact: Prescription stimulants such as…

Web Hunt: Myths vs. Facts: Prescription Drugs

There’s a lot of information out there about prescription drugs, and it can be tough to…

The Science of Marijuana: How THC Affects the Brain

Some people believe smoking marijuana carries no risks. But scientific research shows that there are risks,…

Straight Talk on Prescription Drugs

Overall teen drug use is declining, but prescription-drug abuse remains high. This is mainly because teens…

Web Hunt: Questions About Drugs, Answers from Science

Every day, teens are bombarded with messages about drugs and drug abuse through music, movies, TV,…

TSI: Teen Science Investigations

View or download the student article “TSI: Teen Science Investigations” (PDF).

Facts Into Action

View or download the student article “Facts Into Action” (PDF).

The Truth About “Rehab” and Drug Addiction

View or download the student article “The Truth About “Rehab” and Drug Addiction” (PDF).

Overlapping Illnesses

To learn about Overlapping Illnesses, view or download the student article “The Truth About “Rehab” and…