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Drug Abuse Information National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

10/25/2014
09:37 | Author: Sarah Gray

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Drug Abuse Information National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

General Information View/download the NIDAMED flyer (PDF, 3.1MB) Commonly Abused Drug Chart (NIDA Commonly Abused Drugs).

This page was last updated March 2013.

Revised March 2013.

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SAMHSA Home

12/24/2014
07:14 | Author: Hannah Ramirez

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SAMHSA Home

Make the redesigned your main source for information and services to. Drug Abuse Warning Network, 2011: National Estimates of Drug-Related.

This publication presents national estimates of drug-related visits to hospital emergency departments (EDs) for the calendar year 2011, based on data from the Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN). Also presented are comparisons of 2011 estimates with those for 2004, 2009, and 2010. DAWN is a public health surveillance system that monitors drug-related ED visits for the Nation and for selected metropolitan areas. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is the agency responsible for DAWN.

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Alcohol and Drug Abuse Information - Vermont Department of Health

10/23/2014
05:29 | Author: Ryan Brooks

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Alcohol and Drug Abuse Information - Vermont Department of Health

Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs (ADAP). Our mission is to help Vermonters prevent and eliminate the problems caused by alcohol and other drug.

Alcohol can affect a baby’s development in the very first weeks, even before you know you're pregnant. Prenatal alcohol exposure can result in birth defects that can affect a child's growth, appearance, cognitive development and behavior — and it's 100% preventable.

Screening, Brief Intervention & Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) SBIRT is a comprehensive, integrated, public health approach to the delivery of early intervention and treatment services.

Underage drinking carries heavy risks for children and parents.

Are you thinking about suicide or are worried about someone else ? Don't keep it to yourself.

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In FY12, in partnership with the Division of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP), ADAP is funding 16 community-based coalitions/partnerships to support the continuation of at least one evidence-based substance abuse prevention strategy, already underway, Healthy Retailers Initiative and obesity prevention programs.

Visit our Alcohol Awareness & Support pages for information and to learn more about the concerns Vermonters have about alcohol.

Vermont Strategic Prevention Framework Initiative - The Vermont Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) State Incentive Grant (SIG) is a public health, outcomes-based prevention approach that uses assessment and evaluation to help communities meet their goals of reducing substance abuse and its consequences.

In FY13, the Vermont Department of Health intends to create consolidated regional grants that support public health interventions addressing nutrition and physical activity, alcohol and drug prevention, tobacco control and chronic disease prevention.

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General Drug Abuse Information The Addiction Recovery Guide

8/22/2014
03:08 | Author: Hannah Ramirez

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General Drug Abuse Information The Addiction Recovery Guide

The following web sites provide specific information on the most common drugs of abuse including their risks, health effects, treatment.

It is helpful to have as much information as possible when trying to understand a substance addiction and seeking ways to break that addiction. The following web sites provide specific information on the most common drugs of abuse including their risks, health effects, treatment approaches, and prevention.

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Report on Salvia (nida.nih.gov/infofacts/salvia.html) This overview of Salvia, a hallucinogenic herb, highlights the bodily effects and potential dangers of the herb.

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Drug Abuse Information

6/21/2014
01:25 | Author: Sarah Gray

Drug abuse information
Drug Abuse Information

They can give you the information you need to find the right treatment Some people begin abusing drugs during adulthood despite the lack of risk factors.

23.1 Million people need treatment for illicit substance or alcohol abuse — 9.1% of all Americans*

When someone is abusing drugs, there are often ltale signs and symptoms that are both physical and behavioral, including:

If a child is exposed to several of these risk factors, there is a greater likelihood that he will abuse drugs later in life.

If you are abusing or addicted to drugs or know someone who is, today is the day to start on the road to recovery. Everyone deserves to live a clean and sober life, and there is plenty of help and support out there to get you started.

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