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About This Website

This easy-to-read website talks about drug abuse, addiction, and treatment. It has pictures and videos to help readers understand the text. The website also can read each page out loud. The pages are easy to print out to share with people who do not have computers. Learn more about the features of this website at Tools and Resources.

This website does not show pictures of drugs or drug use. Such pictures can cause problems for people who are addicted to drugs. Seeing pictures of drugs can make a person feel strong urges to start using drugs again. If you need to find drug pictures, visit the Get Smart About Drugs website, which has a large photo collection.

NIDA is very grateful to these organizations in Washington, DC, who helped us make this website easy to read. (Click the links to visit their websites.)

Woman answering calls at a drug help hotline

You can call 1-800-662-HELP (4357) at any time to find drug treatment centers near you. (Photo information)

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