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The fact sheets below were developed by many different authors. In some cases, the fact sheets were placed on the web by a different organization than the one that wrote the document. However, all of the fact sheets are in the public domain to encourage wide distribution. You are free to copy and use these fact sheets.

The following list of abbreviations was used to indicate the source of the document in the links provided on this page. Many of the sites listed contain additional information beyond the fact sheets that are listed on this page. We encourage you to explore each site.

Fact Sheet Citations
AliceGo Ask Alice, Columbia University Health Sciences
ARFAddiction Research Foundation
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CESARCenter for Substance Abuse Research , University of Maryland
DATNetDATNet
DEADrug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
FF/AACAP Facts for Families. American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
IPRC Indiana Prevention Resource Center
IUDICIndiana University Alcohol and Drug Information Center
IASInstitute of Alcohol Studies
MoDADAMissouri Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse
MSBMedical Sciences Bulletin
NCINational Cancer Institute
NFIANational Families in Action
NIAAANational Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
NIDANational Institute on Drug Abuse
OncolinkOncolink at the University of Pennsylvania
UICCUniversity of Illinois Counseling Center
UMH University of Montana HEALTHLINE
VATTCVirginia Addiction Technology Transfer Center
WHOWorld Health Organization
WOAWeb of Addictions
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Alcohol

  • Alcohol - VATTC
  • Alcohol - CESAR
  • Alcohol2 - CESAR
  • Alcohol - ARF
  • Alcohol - NFIA
  • Alcohol and Advertsing - IAS
  • Alcohol and the Elderly - IAS
  • Alcohol and Crime - IAS
  • Alcohol and Women - IAS
  • Alcohol and the Young - IAS
  • Alcohol and the Workplace - IAS
  • Alcohol Doses, Measurements, and Blood Alcohol Levels - IPRC
  • Very Low Potency Alcoholic Beverages - IPRC
  • Alcohol, Other Drugs and Driving - ARF
  • Drinking and Driving - IAS
  • Effects of Alcohol Intoxication - IUADIC
  • Tips For Controlling Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) - IUADIC
  • Personal Checklist Around The Use Of Alcohol - IUADIC
  • Alcohol Binge - Alice
  • Blood Alcohol Concentration - BAC - UMH
  • Responsible Drinking Notes - UMH
  • Alcohol Pharmacology - MoDADA
  • Naltrexone (REVIA-) for the Treatment of Alcoholism - NIAAA
  • Naltrexone DATNet
  • Naltrexone (REVIA-) - ARF
  • Responding to Alcohol Problems - IUADIC
  • Children of Alcoholics - FF/AACAP
  • Adult Children of Alcoholics - UICC
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome/Effects Information Homepage
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome - MoDADA
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome - CESAR
  • Go to Main FACT Menu

    Other Drugs

  • Searchable On-Line Dictionary of Street Drug Slang - IPRC
  • Drug Slang - CESAR
  • Amphetamines - MoDADA
  • Amphetamines - CESAR
  • Amphetamine2 - CESAR
  • Amphetamines - ARF
  • Amphetamines - IPRC
  • Amyl Nitrite - MoDADA
  • Barbiturates - MoDADA
  • Barbiturates - ARF
  • Benzodiazepines - ARF
  • Butyl Nitrite - MoDADA
  • Caffeine - MoDADA
  • Caffeine - ARF
  • Cocaine - MoDADA
  • Cocaine - CESAR
  • Cocaine - IPRC
  • Cocaine - CESAR
  • Cocaine - VATTC
  • Cocaine - ARF
  • Cocaine - NFIA
  • Codeine - MoDADA
  • Crystal Meth - Alice
  • Designer Drugs - CESAR
  • Ecstasy - NFIA
  • DMT - MoDADA
  • Glue - MoDADA
  • Hallucinogens - MoDADA
  • Hallucinogens - CESAR
  • Hallucinogens - ARF
  • Heroin - MoDADA
  • Heroin - CESAR
  • Heroin - NFIA
  • Ice - NFIA
  • Inhalants - MoDADA
  • Inhalants - CESAR
  • Inhalants2 - CESAR
  • Inhalants - ARF
  • Inhalants - IPRC
  • Inhalants - NFIA
  • LSD - MoDADA
  • LSD - ARF
  • LSD - NFIA
  • Magic mushrooms - Psilocybin - Alice
  • Marijuana - MoDADA
  • Marijuana - CESAR
  • Marijuana 2 - CESAR
  • Marijuana 3 - CESAR
  • Marijuana - VATTC
  • Marijuana - IPRC
  • Marijuana - NFIA
  • Cannabis - ARF
  • Marijuana and Cancer - Alice
  • Mescaline - MoDADA
  • Methcathinone - IPRC
  • Ritalin - methylphenidate - IPRC
  • Nitrous Oxide - Alice
  • Opiates - MoDADA
  • Opiates - ARF
  • PCP - MoDADA
  • PCP - CESAR
  • PCP2 - CESAR
  • PCP - ARF
  • PCP - NFIA
  • Psilocybin - MoDADA
  • Rohypnol - Rophies - WOA
  • Rohyphol - CESAR
  • Rohypnol - DATNet
  • Rohypnol - NIDA
  • Rohypnol - NFIA
  • Sedative-Hypnotics - MoDADA
  • Sedative-Hypnotics - CESAR
  • Special K and X - Ketamine and MDMA - Alice
  • Steroids - MoDADA
  • Steroids - CESAR
  • Steroids - CESAR
  • Steroids - NFIA
  • Stimulants - MoDADA
  • Tramadol/Ultram - MSB
  • Tranquilizers - MoDADA
  • Tranquilizers - ARF
  • Valerian - CESAR
  • Vivarin - Caffeine - Alice
  • Go to Main FACT Menu

    General Substance Abuse

  • General Information on Addiction - CESAR
  • Teens: Alcohol and Other Drugs - FF/AACAP
  • How to Help Your Friend - IUIDIC
  • Making Decisions About Substance Abuse Treatment - FF/AACAP
  • What is your Risk for Substance Abuse - UMH
  • Alcohol, Drugs and Violence - Alice
  • Treatment Benefits - MoDADA
  • Women and Substance Abuse - MoDADA
  • Go to Main FACT Menu

    Tobacco

  • Tobacco - IPRC
  • Smokeless Tobacco - MoDADA
  • Quitting Smokeless Tobacco - Alice
  • Cigarette Smoking - MODADA
  • Cigarette Smoking and Adults - Oncolink
  • Health Facts about Tobacco - WHO
  • Tobacco - NFIA
  • Costs of Tobacco Use - WHO
  • The Public Health Implications of the Economics of Tobacco - WHO
  • Smoking and Cancer - Oncolink
  • Environmental Tobacco Smoke - Oncolink
  • Second Hand Smoke: Mothers and Their Children - Oncolink
  • Second Hand Smoke and Cancer - Oncolink
  • CDC Smoking Information Page - CDC
  • Go to Main FACT Menu



    The Web of Addictions pages Copyright 1997 by Andrew L. Homer Ph.D and Dick Dillon . All rights reserved. If you have comments or suggestions for the fact sheets - write us. If you would like to develop additional fact sheets, send us a copy.

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