Substance Abuse (cont.)
For More Information
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) part of the
National Institutes of Health (NIH) offers several reports on substance abuse.
Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment: A Research Based Guide
The Center for Health Communication of the Harvard School of Public Health offers A Guide for Teens: Does Your Friend Have
an Alcohol or Other Drug Problem?
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