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Heroin: What Parents Need to Know

Heroin: What Parents Need to Know


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Web SiteAddiction 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.

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

OrganizationNational Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
This organization provides resources and referrals related to drug and alcohol abuse. Call: (800) 729-6686

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

OrganizationAmerican 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.

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