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Topic: Drug Abuse

A Challenging Design: Addressing Synthetic and Designer Drugs in Adult Drug Courts

This fact sheet discusses the use and prevalence of synthetic and designer drugs internationally and what Drug Courts can and are doing to approach this issue.

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Lockport Mental Health Court Participant Handbook

This is the participants handbook for the Lockport Mental Health Court program that provides entering individuals with an overview of the program and what is expected of them.

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The Promise of Drug Courts Presentation

This is the National Drug Court Institute’s presentation used for an overview of drug use in America and as an introduction to Drug Courts and their effectiveness.

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Urine Drug Concentrations: The Scientific Rationale for Eliminating the Use of Drug Test Levels in Drug Court Proceedings

A fact sheet dedicated to explaining why eliminating the use of drug test levels in drug court proceedings is important.
Topics: Drug Abuse

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Bexar County Felony Drug Court Information Questionnaire

This questionnaire is used to gather information on participants in the Bexar County Felony Drug Court.

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Las drogas, el cerebro y el comportamiento: La ciencia de la adicción | Drugs, the brain and behaving: The science behind addiction

Él articulo utiliza información sobre la adicción y estaba inspirado por qué todavía hay mucha gente que no comprende por qué algunas personas se vuelven adictas a las drogas ni cómo las drogas cambian al cerebro para fomentar el abuso compulsivo de drogas.

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Prescription Drugs: Abuse and Addiction

This document examines the non-medical use of prescription drugs-opioids, central nervous system depressants, and stimulants, as well as explains the adverse health effects of their use and the prevention and treatment of addiction.

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NIDA Notes (Volume 23, Number 4)

Reports research findings on prevention programs to prevent the initiation of alcohol and tobacco use
Topics: Drug Abuse

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