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Table of Contents.
General Information About Addiction and Substance Abuse.
1: The Science of Addiction.
2: Risk Factors for Addiction.
3: How Drugs Affect the Brain.
4: Preventing Drug Abuse.
5: Peer Pressure: Its Influence on Teens and Decision Making.
6: Drug Use Among U.S. Teens.
7: The Controlled Substances Act.
8: Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse.
9: Recent Trends in Underage Drinking.
10: Underage Drinking: Reasons, Risks, and Prevention.
11: Drinking Too Much Can Kill You.
12: Binge Drinking.
13: Questions and Answers About Alcoholism.
14: Alcohol Use and Health Risks.
15: A Family History of Alcoholism.
16: Coping With an Alcoholic Parent.
Tobacco, Nicotine, and E-Cigarettes.
17: Tobacco and Nicotine Addiction.
18: Child and Teen Tobacco Use.
20: Smoking's Immediate Effects on the Body.
21: Health Harms From Smoking and Other Tobacco Use.
22: Facts About Smoking Cessation.
23: How Can I Quit Smoking?.
24: What is Marijuana?.
25: Marijuana Abuse Among U.S. Teens.
26: Health Effects of Marijuana.
27: Marijuana Abuse and Mental Illness.
28: Spice (Synthetic Marijuana).
29: Medical Marijuana and the Law.
Abuse of Legally Available Substances.
30: Facts About the Abuse of Prescription and Over-The-Counter (OTC) Medications.
31: Trends in the Abuse of Prescription and OTC Medications Among U.S. Teens.
32: Commonly Abused Pain Relievers.
33: Commonly Abused Depressant Medications.
34: Commonly Abused Prescription Stimulants.
35: The Abuse of Cold and Cough Medicines.
36: Anabolic Steroids and Sports Supplements.
38: Inhalant Abuse.
Abuse of Illegal Substances.
39: Club Drugs.
41: Stimulants: An Overview.
42: Bath Salts.
43: Cocaine and Khat.
45: Opiates: Heroin, Methadone, and Buprenorphine.
Other Drug-Related Health Concerns.
46: The Medical Consequences of Drug Abuse.
47: Substance Abuse and Mental Illness.
48: Substance Abuse and Suicide Risks.
49: Drug Use and Infectious Diseases.
50: Drug Use and Pregnancy.
51: Substance Abuse in the Military.
52: Drug Use and Violence.
53: Drugged/Drunk Driving.
Treatment for Addiction.
54: Dealing with Addiction.
55: Substance Abuse Treatment.
56: Helping a Friend With a Substance Abuse Problem.
If You Need More Information.
57: National Organizations for Drug Information.
58: Substance Abuse Hotlines and Helplines.
59: State-By-State List of Alcohol and Drug Referral Phone Numbers.