Substance Use Disorders

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Addictions to, dependence on, and abuse of alcohol and drugs—from cannabis and methamphetamine to cocaine and heroin—place emotional and economic burdens on individuals, families, and communities. RAND research provides a firm, empirical foundation for policymakers and helps community leaders and public officials worldwide to deal effectively with substance use disorders and associated issues.

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  • Topic Synonyms:
  • Addiction;
  • Drug Abuse;
  • Substance Abuse