Research & Resources

NIDA for Teens

The National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens’ (NIDA Teens) Drug Facts for Students page provides in-depth information on prescription drugs, opioids, and alcohol. It explains the harmful effects of substance misuse on brain development and helps define the differences between stimulants and depressants, among other facts and statistics on substances and substance misuse. This resource can serve as a great tool in a prevention lesson for school or as a method for parents to talk to their children.
https://teens.drugabuse.gov/