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About Illegal Drug Abuse

  • The Facts About Marijuana

    Knowing about marijuana can help you recognize its use in children and others and help a user seek treatment.

  • Understanding Cocaine and Crack

    Cocaine use ranges from occasional to compulsive. There is no safe way to use the drug.

  • Primer: GHB, the Club Drug

    On the street, GHB is used for is ability to produce a feeling of euphoria and hallucinations.

  • The Truth About Club Drugs

    Ecstasy, GHB, Rohypnol and Ketamine are some of the so-called club drugs used by teens and young adults at nightclubs and raves -- all-night dances.

  • All About LSD

    LSD, also called acid, is one of the most commonly used hallucinogens or psychedelic drugs.

  • What You Need to Know About Heroin

    Until recently, heroin was not considered a problem among children of middle-class parents. But lately, it has been showing up in new places.

  • The Menace of Methamphetamine

    Methamphetamine is related to the legal stimulant amphetamine, but has stronger effects.

  • Primer: What You Need to Know About Ecstasy

    Ecstasy, or MDMA -- also called "Adam," "E," or "XTC" on the street -- is a synthetic, mind-altering drug with hallucinogenic and amphetamine-like properties.


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