Comprehensive web-site with research and treatment reports and news. Includes a site for teachers and students with educational materials. Fact sheets on drug abuse, including the most recent economic costs report.
For the layperson interested in the science behind addiction: and in the brain in general. Current topics include: Nicotine and the brain, Addictions path, the brains stash, and the opiate receptor.
This is the entire content (text and figures) of a textbook that was entitled 'Principles of Behavioral Pharmacology'. The authors are professors at Rutgers and Drew Universities in New Jersey.
Drug Discrimination is widely recognised as one of the major methods for studying the behavioral and neuropharmacological effects of drugs and plays an important role in drug discovery and investigations of drug abuse. This page provides access to Dr. Ian Stolerman's ongoing Comprehensive Bibliography of Drug Discrimination Research. Search bibliography for combinations of training drug, pretreatment drug, methodology.
Visual guide to brain regions involved in the mediation of cannabis actions - geared to the lay person. Links to a variety of articles on cannabis/Marijuana.
An online magazine series exploring the brain's response to drugs. In this issue, it investigates many facts about the stimulant drug methamphetamine.
Free online books, journals. The best collection on intervention techniques, substance abuse, recovery, relapse prevention, sobriety.
Explores recent scientific evidence that alcohol affects adolescents and adults differently. Also discusses recent findings regarding adolescent brain development.