Whether you are a drug user, the relative of someone who uses drugs, or someone who cares, it is important to know the basics about drugs. Drugs 101 will give you a background on drugs, their legal status, and an overview of the most popular classes of drug.
With links to more information on illicit drugs, such as alcohol, marijuana, LSD, crysal meth, heroin, methadone, you can increase your general knowledge across the range of drugs, or dig deeper to find out more about a particular drug of interest.
You'll also find information on drug treatment programs.
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People who have addictions often think about getting help, but rarely know how substance use disorders and behavioral addictions are treated. Here are some of the most effective treatments:
Did you know that substance use, and even prescribed medications, can actually cause mental and physical health problems? Here are some of the disorders recognized in the DSM-5 as being caused by drugs: