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Here are some online prevention and early intervention resources (such as tip sheets, videos, webinars, and more) as for you and your loved ones.
Until you're able to reach a medication drop-off location, it's important that you keep them safe and secure in your home.
(NIDA Blog Team, April 13) Opioids can be helpful in treating severe pain when they're taken as directed by a doctor. Like all drugs, though, they can also bring risks.
Approximately 94,386 children were removed from their home during fiscal year 2018 because at least one parent had a drug abuse issue.
(From Partnership for Drug-free Kids) While individual therapy and group counseling are well-known techniques used to address substance use, it can be just as important that treatment includes life skills training.
About 1 out of every 3 veterans getting treated for substance use disorder is also suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), according to the Department of Veteran Affairs.
What are a few of the factors that can affect prevention? Learn more in this three-part video series.
If marijuana is legal in the state you attend school, then it must be okay to use, right? Not exactly.
The internet can be your biggest resource in finding health information, but it also can be one of the biggest sources of misinformation.
If you’re concerned about someone in your household abusing your over-the-counter medication, ingredients in cough medicine and the anti-diarrheal lopermide should probably be on your radar.