Get more information on drug abuse and its implications

Drug abuse is a serious issue that has to be dealt with sensitively. Log on to any of the following sites to know more about how to fight drug addiction.

Drug Abuse Research

www.nida.nih.gov/ NIDA supports over 85 per cent of the world's research on the health aspects of drug abuse and addiction. This site is a storehouse of information and research notes on the subject.

Teens and Drugs

http://teens.drugabuse.gov/ Can one-time drug use lead to addiction? Did you know that marijuana floods the brain with pleasure-causing dopamine, forcing neurons to produce less of it naturally? Find answers to such questions on this site. It also provides information on preventive care.

Fight Drugs

www.whatsyourantidrug.com/show_blog.asp Tell the world that drugs have no place in your life, school, town, state, country and world. That is the aim of this website that encourages users to spread awareness about drug abuse in the world. It also has action guides that provide information on how to help friends who are addicted to drugs.

Anti Drug Campaign

www.mediacampaign.org/ The National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign is a multi-dimensional effort to educate and empower youth to reject illicit drugs. The campaign uses a variety of media to reach parents and youth through TV ads, educational materials, websites and publications. Though American, the information base is huge and has universal connotations. It has links to sites that provide articles, essays and information on drug abuse.

Rehabilitation

www.gatewayforindia.com/medical/health/drug-rehabilitation.htm This page has details about drug rehabilitation resources in India - location, facilities and various programmes available.. It also has links to various websites that provide information about drug abuse, its causes and effects. Some of the pages on this site also have information on various psychological effects of drugs.L. S. ROHIT

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