URLs in this category address the misuse of chemical agents that are generally classified in one of eight categories: Click on the CAPITALIZED title to enter the category. AMPHETAMINES: Substances such as dextroamphetamine, "meth", methamphetamie, methylphenidate and other agents used as appetite suppressants. CANNABIS: Substances that are associated with marijuana, cannabinoids, and chemically similar synthetic compounds. COCAINE and CRACK: All forms of cocaine. HALLUCINOGENS: This group includes ergot and related compounds such as LSD, morning glory seeds, mescaline, STP, psilocybin, DMT. INHALANTS: Substances such as gasoline,lighter fluid, glue, paint thinner, and spray paints. OPIATES: All natural opioids, semisynthetics, synthetic with morphine-like action morphine, heroin, codeine, hydromorphone, methadone, meperidine, fentanyl. PHENCYCLIDINES: PCP, Sernylan and similarly acting compounds such as ketamine, "Special K", Ketalar, Ketaject and the thiophene analogue of phencyclidine, TCP. SEDATIVE, HYPNOTIC, ANXIOLYTIC: The sedative, hypnotic, andanxiolytic, antianxiety, substances include the benzodiazephine, the carbamates, barbiturates, and the barbiturate-like hypnotics. Xanax, Valium, Ativan, Klonopin, Serax, Halcion, Tranxene, Librium, Ambien, Doral, Dalamine, Sonata, Miltown (meprobamate), Phenobarbitol, etc. Most of these are sold legally as prescription drugs and are discussed in Drugs and Medications.
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CEDRO Centre for Drug Research
Combines epidemiological and longitudinal research on illicit drugs, addiction theory, and drug policy developments in Europe. Articles in English, Dutch, French, German, Italian and Russian.
Information on heroin, cannabis, cocaine, crack, LSD, magic mushrooms, poppers, speed, Yaba, and opiates. This site also shows how these harmful drugs are taken and what symptoms to look out for.
National Institute on Drug Abuse
The mission of NIDA is to lead the nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.
Office of National Drug Control Policy
ONDCP features White House Drug Policy initiatives, programs, and publications. Find testimony and press releases. Outlines national drug control strategy goals.
Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey
New Jersey state alliance of the Partnership for a Drug-Free America. Education and information about the prevention of drug and alcohol abuse.
A database of drug information for parents, teachers, students, DARE Officers, or anyone interested in learning about illegal drugs.
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