Last Updated: Feb 9, 2012
There are over 100 books in the library about drug abuse. Check out the full collection on the shelves at 362.29. Here are a few examples.
Substance Use and Abuse
- Above the Influence - Drug Facts
Drug facts for 20 different types of drugs; The science of addiction; FAQs about drug use; Why people take drugs; Pressures faced by young people. From the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign.
- Drugs of Abuse
Facts about 14 of most commonly abused drugs; Links to related resources. From the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).
- Learn About Drugs
Facts about a variety of drugs; Reasons for drug use. From Health Canada.
- The Science Behind Drug Abuse
Facts about a variety of drugs; Detailed information about the brain and addiction. From NIDA for Teens.
- National Drugs Campaign
Facts about a variety of drugs. From the Australian Government Department of Health and Aging.
- Parents: The Anti-Drug
Facts about commonly abused drugs; Detailed facts about marijuana; Information about over the counter and prescription drug abuse; Description of how drugs affect the brain. From the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign.
- What's the Deal
Information about a variety of drugs, including side effects, long term effects, general facts, statistics, and Canadian laws. From the Youth Engagement Section of the RCMP.
- Drug Effects Chart
Immediate and long term effects of drug use; Effects of drug use during pregnancy. From DrugNet.
- Drugs, Brains and Behavior: The Science of Addiction
Provides scientific information about the disease of drug addiction, including the many harmful consequences of drug abuse and the basic approaches that have been developed to prevent and treat the disease. From the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)