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Abuse of Inhalants and Prescription Drugs: Real Dangers for Teens

Although studies show that overall drug abuse among teens is down, three very dangerous substances show…

Methamphetamine: Toxic. Addictive. Devastating. Get the Facts!

Methamphetamine, also known as “meth” or “ice,” is a highly addictive and brain-altering stimulant drug. It…

Two Teen Health Dangers: Obesity and Drug Addiction

Researchers have discovered an amazing connection between how the brain is involved in obesity and drug…

Poison Vapors: The Truth About Inhalants

Inhalants are poisonous chemical vapors that can be misused to produce mind-altering effects, often with disastrous…

Teens, Drug Abuse, and AIDS: The Deadly Connection

According to a 2004 report from NIDA, behavior associated with drug abuse is now the single…

Drug Addiction Is a Disease: Why the Teen Brain Is Vulnerable

Today, as a result of research studies, clinical trials, and new ways to study the brain,…

Drug Facts: Heroin

What Is It? Heroin is an opiate, a kind of drug that’s culled from the seed…

Drug Facts: Inhalants

Inhalants Can Kill You can die the first time you try inhalants. There are a number…

Drug Facts: Nicotine

Cigarettes and other tobacco products are addictive and deadly. Here are the facts. Cigarettes Cigarette smoke…

Drug Facts: Prescription Drug Abuse

  Caution: Central Control Problem The brain controls everything the body does. The spinal cord carries…

Drug Facts: Steroids

Looks Can Be Deceiving Steroids unquestionably work extremely well—no denying it,” says Dr. Harrison Pope of…

Drug Facts: Marijuana

Say good-bye to the myth that marijuana is a harmless drug. Check out these facts.  THC…