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North Smithfield High School Library: Substance Abuse:

Substance Abuse:

The New York Times:

The New York Times is available on school grounds only. Many great articles!


How the Smallest State is Defeating America's Biggest Addiction Crisis: 

Rhode Island inmates get opioid replacements while they’re locked up and it seems to be keeping them from overdosing when they get out.

By Erick Trickey

Project Know - An American Addiction Centers Resource: aims to inform parents and family members of those struggling with addiction, as well as addicts and alcoholics themselves, about the options available for treating addiction. We provide overviews and offer resources that can expedite the process of familiarizing yourself with addiction, drug and alcohol abuse, dependency, treatment and recovery topics and options.

DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration):

A series of drug fact sheets provided by the DEA to educate students about different substances.

Foundation for a Drug Free World - "Real Life Stories about Drug Abuse":

The best way to convey the truth about drugs is through the words of those who have "been there."

National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens:

This website is a project of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.The purpose of this site is to facilitate learning about the effects of drug use on the brain, body, and lives of teens.