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Drug Use and its Effects

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Drugs and Drug Information - General
Clink the links below for specific drugs
Performance Enhancing Drugs Alcohol
Tobacco
Notetaking form - Drugs and Their Consequences
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CHHS Virtual Library ONLINE sources
  Teen Health and Wellness. A great sources for all issues related to health and wellness. For Drug information, use the Drugs and Alcohol link in the left-hand menu.
  Drugs and Controlled Substances: Information for Students If asked for a log in click Here and go to Health.
  Alcohol, Tobacco and Illicit Drugs
 
Web Sites for Drug/Alcohol Information selected by the CHHS Librarians
  National Institute on Drug Abuse Provides an extensive resource with information on specific drugs, where you can learn facts about drugs, read answers to frequently asked questions, and take Dr. NIDA's challenge.
  Parents - The Anti-Drug Click on the Menu Item labelled "Drug Information" for information on specific drugs.
  National Institute on Chemical Dependancy Drug Classifications, Health Risks of Illegal Drugs and Federal Penalties for Distribution of Illegal Drugs
  DEA - Drug Information Drug information from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency. Click on the appropriate letter to go to information about that drug.
  Streetdrugs.org. Provides current and accurate information about legal and illegal drugs. Current photos of drugs seized off the street are also featured at the site.
  Drug Facts: Office of National Drug Control Policy. A database containing more than 2300 street terms referring to specific drug types. A source for timely information on drug abuse and drug markets.
  Mind Over Matter Another site from the NIDA, this includes information on the effects of marijuana, opiates, inhalants, hallucinogens, nicotine, stimulants, and steroids on the brain. Each section includes the origins of the drug or stimulant, a detailed explanation of how it affects the brain, and a great series of illustrations.Your guide is Sara Bellum!
  Guide to Drugs from Partnership for a Drug-Free America. Contains an enormous database of drug information: what each drug does, what it looks like, the history of it, and slang names. All information is carefully selected for accuracy, so this is a top-notch site.
  Above the Influence.com A site designed specifically for teens facing drug issues. Includes a vast library of information about different drugs.
  Drug Digest An educational, non-biased drug information site dedicated to helping consumers to make informed choices about drugs and treatment options.
  Prescription Drug Information Prescription drug information and news for professionals and consumers. Search the drug database for comprehensive prescription and patient information
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Performance Enhancing Drugs
  Performance Enhancing Drugs from About.com Information, descriptions and research about performance enhancing drugs, and practices including steroids, designer drugs, THG, blood doping and why many are now banned by international sport federations. Also check out information on Supplements from About.com
  How Performance Enhancing Drugs Work from How Stuff Works
  Drugs and Sports -- An interview about performance enhancing drugs in professional sports
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Alcohol
  The Cool Spot: Alcohol Information for Teens
  Teens Health: Answers and Advice -- Alcohol
  Rethinking Drinking: Alcohol and Your Health
  NIAAA -- National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism - A comprehensive site for medical and lay people.
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Tobacco
  CDC -- Tobacco Information and Prevention Sources -- A comprehensive site from the United States Centers for Disease Control
  Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids
  Second Hand Smoke --Irritating annoyance or serious health threat?
  Tobacco and Smoing Information from the American Lung Association
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