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Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription Drug Abuse


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American Council for Drug Education
The ACDE is a prevention and education agency against substance abuse. This website includes a helpful list of symptoms associated with specific drugs.

Alcohol and Other Drug Information for Teens
This informational page by the National Children's Coalition offers facts about drugs and alcohol, teen recovery groups, and a drug and alcohol resource center.

Partnership for a Drugfree America
This site features information about drugs and their effects and treatments. The site also shows paraphernalia associated with different drugs and includes personal stories.

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
NIDA offers a science-based drug abuse education program for students, news, information, and resources.

Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD)
SADD is a peer leadership organization dedicated to preventing underage drinking, other drug use, impaired driving, and destructive decisions.

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
NA is an international, community-based association of recovering drug addicts. Call: (818) 773-9999

Addiction Help Line
Submit a request for a referral on this site, and it will help direct you to the nearest and most appropriate treatment centers.


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