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Tips for Teens: The Truth About Steroids
Tips for Teens: The Truth About Steroids (Spanish version) - Consejos para adolescentes: la realidad sobre los esteroides
Published: May 2020This fact sheet for teens provides facts about steroids. It describes short- and long-term effects, lists signs of use, and helps dispel common myths. It also can be used by prevention professionals, educators, health care providers, and others who come in contact with teens on a regular basis.
Keeping Youth Drug Free
TIP 45: Detoxification and Substance Abuse Treatment
TIP 56: Addressing the Specific Behavioral Health Needs of Men
Substance Misuse Prevention for Young Adults
Published: December 2019This guide supports health care providers, systems, and communities seeking to prevent substance misuse among young adults. It describes relevant research findings, examines emerging and best practices, identifies knowledge gaps and implementation challenges, and offers useful resources.
Focus on Prevention
Published: August 2020This manual helps communities plan and deliver substance use prevention strategies. It covers conducting needs assessments, identifying partners, and creating effective strategies for marketing and program evaluation. The manual also offers a sample timeline of tasks. Revised 2020
Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General's Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health - Full Report
Published: November 2016This Surgeon General's Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health addresses the prevalence of alcohol, illicit drugs, and prescription drug misuse in the United States. Chapters of the report cover neurobiology, prevention, treatment, recovery, health systems integration, and recommendations for the future.