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WEBProviding addiction treatment in jails and prisons benefits public health and public safety

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NIDA’s Role in the NIH HEAL Initiative

WEBThe HEAL Initiative is a dynamic effort to develop new scientific solutions to the national opioid addiction and overdose public health crisis, alongside efforts to …

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Addiction and Health

WEBWhat are the other health consequences of drug addiction? People with addiction often have one or more associated health issues, which could include lung or heart disease, …

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Drugs, Brains, and Behavior: The Science of Addiction

WEBThe human brain is the most complex organ in the body. This three-pound mass of gray and white matter sits at the center of all human activity—you need it to drive a car, to enjoy a …

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COVID-19 and Substance Use

WEBNIDA conducts and supports research on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on substance use and related health outcomes, and how the pandemic …

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Screening Tools and Prevention

WEBThe Screening and Assessment Tools Chart provides a comprehensive guide and links to evidence-based screening and assessment tools you can use with your …

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What are the medical complications of chronic heroin use

WEBNo matter how they ingest the drug, chronic heroin users experience a variety of medical complications, including insomnia and constipation. Lung complications (including …

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What are the long-term effects of heroin use

WEBRepeated heroin use changes the physical structure13 and physiology of the brain, creating long-term imbalances in neuronal and hormonal systems that are not easily …

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Part 1: The Connection Between Substance Use Disorders and …

WEBMany individuals who develop substance use disorders (SUD) are also diagnosed with mental disorders, and vice versa.2,3 Although there are fewer studies on comorbidity …

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What are the other medical consequences of inhalant abuse

WEBThe highly concentrated chemicals in solvents or aerosol sprays can induce irregular and rapid heart rhythms and lead to fatal heart failure within minutes of a session of …

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Native Transformations in the Pacific Northwest: Stories of …

WEBTo honor Native American Heritage Month, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institutes of Health’s Tribal Health Research Office (THRO) are hosting a …

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Methamphetamine Research Report: Overview NIDA

WEBThe misuse of methamphetamine—a potent and highly addictive stimulant—remains an extremely serious problem in the United States. In some areas of the country, it poses …

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Mind Matters: Drugs and the Brain

WEBMind Matters is a series that explores the ways that different drugs affect your brain, body, and life. In this issue, we are going to talk about how drugs affect the brain. The human …

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Do people with mental illness and substance use disorders use …

WEBRates of smoking among people with mental illness were highest for young adults, those with low levels of education, and those living below the poverty level. 143 The 2005 …

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What are the long-term effects of methamphetamine misuse

WEBLong-term methamphetamine abuse has many negative consequences, including addiction. Addiction is a chronic, relapsing disease, characterized by compulsive drug seeking and …

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Psilocybin (Magic Mushrooms)

WEBPsilocybin is a chemical in certain types of mushrooms that grow on nearly every continent. The mushrooms have a long history of use in traditional ceremonies. …

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What are the physical health consequences of tobacco use

WEBSmoking also substantially increases the risk of heart disease, including stroke, heart attack, vascular disease, and aneurysm. 51,52 Cardiovascular disease is responsible for …

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24-006585 National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

WEBThe essential characteristics of the chromium nuclei isolation with rnase inhibitor kit that limit the availability to a sole source is to ensure compatibility with …

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Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT)

WEBThe Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) is a 10-item screening tool developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) to assess alcohol consumption, …

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