Web Resources by Subject: Substance Abuse
Use the following resources to learn about substance abuse, commonly abused substances and their affects on the body and mind.
- Addiction Search
- Office of National Drug Control Policy
ONDCP offers facts about illicit drugs, statistics on their use, estimated spending on illegal drugs and links to other resources.
- Prevention Online
this excellent site offers information on many drugs, information on addiction, drug testing, and other issues.
This site has great statistical reports. This government agency is charged with strengthening "the Nation's health care capacity to provide prevention, diagnosis and treatment services for substance abuse and mental illnesses."
- Understanding Addiction: Basic Science Information
How the brain gets addicted.
Special Sites of Interest
This Columbia University site has news items, research reports and links to substance abuse groups.
- Get it Straight!
An interesting publication aimed at teenagers, from the folks at the DEA.
- Substance Abuse
Links and other information from About.com.
- Web of Addictions
Use the Facts and Links sections to get the best information from this site.
See Also: psychology resources
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