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What You Need to Know About Drugs: Depressants

What You Need to Know About Drugs: Depressants


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Web SiteIt's My Life | PBS Kids GO!
A safe, fun site for kids covering many topics, from handling divorce and bullies to learning about the dangers of drugs, alcohol, and smoking - plus lots more.

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

OrganizationPartnership 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.

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