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Related Resources:
American Council for Drug Education
The ACDE is a prevention and education agency against substance abuse. This website includes a helpful list of symptoms associated with specific drugs.
National Center for Victims of Crime
This organization is devoted to helping victims of crime recover and rebuild their lives. Call: (800) FYI-CALL
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
NIDA offers a science-based drug abuse education program for students, news, information, and resources.
The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network
Call: (800) 656-HOPE