Using Antabuse to Maintain Sobriety Antabuse, also known as disulfiram, was the first medication approved for helping problem drinkers quit drinking by causing a reaction to drinking.
Commonly Abused Medications When prescription or over-the-counter medications are abused, they can produce serious adverse health effects including addiction or dependence.
Heroin FAQs Here are the most frequently asked questions about heroin received by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Find out more about its growing threat.
Are You Troubled by Someone's Drinking? Millions of people are affected by the excessive drinking of someone close. The following questions are designed to help you decide whether or not you need Al-Anon.
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Alberta Alcohol and
Drug Abuse Commission (AADAC) As an agency of the Government of Alberta, the
Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission (AADAC) operates and funds
information, prevention and treatment services to help Albertans
with alcohol, other drug and gambling problems. This site has
a special section for
on Drug Abuse Recent scientific advances have revolutionized our
understanding of drug abuse and addiction. The majority of these advances,
which have dramatic implications for how to best prevent and treat addiction,
have been supported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). NIDA
supports over 85 percent of the world's research on the health aspects
of drug abuse and addiction.