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Addiction Neuroscience

Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory and related circuitry....

Addiction Treatment Toolkits

Addiction Treatment Toolkits


Alcohol is a central nervous system depressant with a high potential for abuse and dependence....


Antidepressants are used to treat mood disorders


An antipsychotic (or neuroleptic) is a psychiatric medication primarily used to manage psychosis...


Barbiturates are a highly addictive class of schedule II sedative hypnotics drugs.


Benzodiazepines possess sedative, hypnotic, anxiolytic, anticonvulsant, muscle relaxant properties....


Cannabinoids are a class of diverse chemical compounds that activate cannabinoid receptors on cells...

Designer Drugs

Drugs that are created to avoid the provisions of existing drug laws.

Drug Classifications

Controlled Substances Act - Drug Classifications by Schedule

Drug War

Drug War and Drug Policy Articles, Facts, Statistics and Videos

Harm Reduction

Harm Reduction

Harm Reduction Laws

Harm Reduction laws for the United States by state


Inhalants are chemical vapors that people inhale on purpose to get “high.” The vapors produce...

Medication Assisted Treatment

Medications used in addiction recovery