Resource: Drugs of Abuse: A DEA Resource Guide

Agencies & Departments : 
Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)

This guide (PDF, 94 pages) provides information on the most commonly abused and misused drugs in the U.S., including their effects on the body and mind, overdose potential, origin, legal status, and other key facts. Medical practitioners, law enforcement officials, educators, families, and communities can use this resource in their work to prevent and address substance abuse. Learn more (PDF, 94 pages).