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Drugs & Substance Abuse Programs at a Glance
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Total Number of Programs: 195

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Drugs & Substance Abuse Practice Outcomes at a Glance
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Total Number of Practices: 13

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Drugs & Substance Abuse

In 2012, an estimated 23.9 million Americans aged 12 and older were current (past month) illicit drug users; this represents 9.2% of the population aged 12 or older.[1] Illicit drugs include marijuana, cocaine, heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, and prescription drugs used for non-medical purposes.

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OJP Publications

A Systematic Evaluation of the Analysis of Drug Microcrystals Using Infrared Microspectroscopy, NIJ-Sponsored, 2017
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Long Term Effects of Drug Court Participation Evidence From a 15 Year Follow up of a Randomized Controlled Trial, NIJ-Sponsored, 2017
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TECHBeat, November 2017, NIJ-Sponsored, November 2017
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Recommendations on Selection and Use of Personal Protective Equipment and Decontamination Products for First Responders Against Exposure Hazards to Synthetic Opioids, Including Fentanyl and Fentanyl Analogues, NIJ-Sponsored, August 2017
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Just Science: Special Release: Just Bath Salts, NIJ-Sponsored, July 2017
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