Facts & Myths

Alcohol Facts

Accurate information about alcohol and alcohol problems is necessary for the public to get a true picture of what role alcohol plays in the health of the public.  On this site you will find 300 Alcohol Facts to share with others. The facts are based upon the scientific wisdom of the Center’s faculty members. For most, there are scientific references available. For others, the “facts” are the result of cumulative knowledge in the areas of addiction science and pharmacology.


Drug Facts

Accurate information about drugs and drug problems is necessary for the public to get a true picture of what role drugs play in the health of the public. The 300 drug facts on this page are based upon the scientific wisdom of the Center’s faculty members. For most, there are scientific references available. For others, the “facts” are the result of cumulative knowledge in the areas of addiction science and pharmacology.


 

Exploding Drug Myths

In addition to over 50 common myths, this page provides diagnostic criteria for substance use disorders.


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