• Explains that opioids are strong prescription drugs meant to be taken under a doctor's care; Indicates that opioids are especially addictive; Discusses opioid abuse and overdose; Cautions that mixing opioids and alcohol is dangerous; Describes how these medicines work in the body; Answers questions about opioid abuse treatment; Discusses the risks of...

  • Explains that methadone, buprenorphine and naltrexone are prescription drugs meant to be taken under a doctor's care; Indicates that naloxone and naltrexone can be used in emergencies to treat opioid overdose; Describes how these medicines work to treat addiction to heroin and other opioids; Answers questions about opioid treatment and pregnancy;...

  • Explains what heroin is and why it's highly addictive; Describes the effects of using heroin on the body; Discusses the particular risks of overdose; Covers treatment with medicine and with behavioral therapy; Warns against using heroin during pregnancy. Please Note: This brochure is in Spanish.

  • Answers question about how misusing prescription drugs can be dangerous; Explains the effects of prescription drugs on the brain and body; Discusses prescription drug abuse and lists warning signs; Lists the most frequently abused prescription drugs; Suggests how to use the drugs safely. Please Note: This brochure is in Spanish.

  • Lists short- and long-term effects of using marijuana; Discusses how marijuana can harm the developing brain; Examines how marijuana affects pregnancy and the developing fetus; Describes how consuming edibles, or food infused with marijuana, is different from smoking it; Explains that using synthetic marijuana is not safe. Please Note: This brochure is in...

  • Answers common questions about drug addiction; Explains how physical and psychological addiction happen; Discusses common addictive drugs; Presents an easy-to-follow fold-out chart showing the stages of addiction and recovery; Describes what it means to be in denial and withdrawal. Please Note: This brochure is in Spanish.

  • Gives overview of 8 common STDs: chlamydia, syphilis, herpes, gonorrhea, HPV/genital warts, hepatitis B, HIV/AIDS and trichomoniasis; Features a handy, comprehensive fold-out chart; Tells how each STD is passed; Explains what to watch for; Discusses what happens if you don't get treated; Stresses how to protect yourself; Covers condom use, STD testing,...

  • Offers practical and creative student-suggested ways to protect against HIV, including: Become an expert on HIV; Be monogamous; Learn to say no and mean it; Be safe, not sorry; Keep condoms handy.

  • Explains what heroin is and why it's highly addictive; Describes the effects of using heroin on the body; Discusses the particular risks of overdose; Covers treatment with medicine and with behavioral therapy; Warns against using heroin during pregnancy.

  • Provides an essential overview of the 3 most common types of viral hepatitis: hepatitis A, hepatitis B and hepatitis C; Explains how people get each type; Covers hepatitis symptoms, hepatitis tests and hepatitis treatment; Tells how to protect yourself; Discusses hepatitis vaccines; Includes a comprehensive foldout chart that compares main points.

  • Provides an overview of what it means to be on PrEP to reduce the risk of HIV; Discusses how to decide if PrEP is the right choice; Notes that PrEP is available by prescription only; Answers some common questions and concerns; Includes information on how to pay for it; Explores the difference between PrEP and PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis). Please Note:...

  • Offers a convenient, comprehensive guide to this common STD; Stresses that Hep C is serious and can turn into a chronic disease; Explains how it's passed from person to person; Lists who can get it; Describes symptoms; Discusses treatments; Suggests how to prevent it.

  • Explains that methadone, buprenorphine and naltrexone are prescription drugs meant to be taken under a doctor's care; Indicates that naloxone and naltrexone can be used in emergencies to treat opioid overdose; Describes how these medicines work to treat addiction to heroin and other opioids; Answers questions about opioid treatment and pregnancy;...

  • Describes what transgender means; Explains various ways to be gendered; Suggests ways to be an ally and support transgender friends; Discusses what it means for transgender people to come out; Promotes understanding and acceptance.

  • Explains that opioids are strong prescription drugs meant to be taken under a doctor's care; Indicates that opioids are especially addictive; Discusses opioid abuse and overdose; Cautions that mixing opioids and alcohol is dangerous; Describes how these medicines work in the body; Answers questions about opioid abuse treatment; Discusses the risks of...

  • National Health Information Award winner; Convenient, cost-effective "2 pamphlets in 1" format delivers comprehensive information for 2 audiences; Features illustrated instructions for using a male or female condom; Explains how condoms help prevent pregnancy and most STDs; Describes ways to make condoms sexy; Explains the benefits of each kind.