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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: Peer Pressure: Its Influence on Teens and Decision Making.
5: Preventing Drug Abuse.
6: Drug Use Among U.S. Teens.
7: The Controlled Substances Act.
8: Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse.
9: Recent Trends in Teen Drinking.
10: Underage Drinking: Reasons, Risks, and Prevention.
11: Drinking Too Much Can Kill You.
12: Binge Drinking.
13: Alcohol Use and Health Risks.
14: A Family History of Alcoholism.
15: Coping with An Alcoholic Parent.
Tobacco, Nicotine, and E-Cigarettes.
16: Tobacco and Nicotine Addiction.
17: Teen Tobacco Use.
19: Smoking's Immediate Effects on the Body.
20: Health Harms from Smoking and Other Tobacco Use.
21: Facts about Smoking Cessation.
22: How Can I Quit Smoking?.
23: What Is Marijuana?.
24: Marijuana Abuse Among U.S. Teens.
25: Health Effects of Marijuana.
26: Marijuana Smoking and Respiratory Disorders.
27: Marijuana Smoking and Psychiatric Disorders.
28: Marijuana as Medicine.
29: The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Position on Marijuana.
30: Legalization and Decriminalization of Marijuana.
Abuse of Legally Available Substances.
31: Facts about the Abuse of Prescription and Over-The-Counter (OTC) Medications.
32: Trends in the Abuse of Prescription and OTC Medications Among U.S. Teens.
33: Commonly Abused Pain Relievers.
34: Commonly Abused Sedatives and Tranquilizers.
35: Commonly Abused Prescription Stimulants.
36: What You Should Know about the Abuse of Cold and Cough Medicines.
37: Anabolic Steroids: Risks and Health Consequences.
38: Sports Supplements.
40: Inhalant Abuse.
Abuse of Illegal Substances.
41: Club Drugs and Raves.
42: MDMA (Ecstasy Or Molly).
43: Hallucinogens: LSD, Psilocybin, and PCP.
44: Stimulants: An Overview.
45: Cocaine, Crack, and Khat.
46: Methamphetamine and Yaba.
47: Opiates: Heroin, Methadone, and Buprenorphine.
Other Drug-Related Health Concerns.
48: The Medical Consequences of Drug Abuse.
49: Mental and Substance Use Disorders.
50: Substance Abuse, Depression, and Suicide.
51: Drug Use and Infectious Diseases.
52: Substance Abuse and Sexual Health.
53: Substance Abuse and Pregnancy.
54: Substance Abuse and Military Families.
55: Substance Abuse and Violence.
56: Drugged Driving.
Treatment for Addiction.
57: Dealing with Drug Addiction.
58: Substance Abuse Treatment.
59: When a Family Member Is Dealing with Substance Abuse.
60: Helping a Friend with a Substance Abuse Problem.
61: Recovery: The Many Paths to Wellness.
If You Need More Information.
62: National Organizations for Drug Information.
63: Substance Abuse Hotlines and Helplines.
64: State-By-State List of Alcohol and Drug Referral Phone Numbers.
65: Additional Reading about Substance Abuse.