Subject of the Month

A monthly display featuring resources on specific thematic subjects.

October, 2019

 

Selectors: Beth ApplebaumJan Bissett, Ella Hu, Alexandra Sarkozy, Wendy Wu

 

  This Subject of Month guide provides you information on the history and use of tobacco, alcohol, opium, cocaine, and marijuana and their related issues, help you understand America’s mind-altering history, and find health information and facilities to treat drug abuse and addition, and link you to the WULS books for your further reading and exploring.

Shiffman Medical Library and Applebaum Learning Resource Center will host a National Library of Medicine (NLM) travel exhibition "Pick Your Poison: Intoxicating Pleaures & Medical Prescriptions" on Nov 4 - Dec 14, 2019. Please join us on Nov 4th for a panel discussion featuring experts on the opioid crisis, effect of intoxicants on driver performance, substance abuse from a public health perspective, and provider prescribing.

 

RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/pick1104

Websites

History & Users' Experience with Psychoactive Drugs and Alcohol Use 

Alcohol

Opioid

Smoking

Cocaine

Marijuana 

Drugs Management & Addiction Treatment

Michigan Help

Videos

How Naloxone Saves Lives in Opioid Overdose (5:39)

This Is What Happens to Your Brain on Opioids: Short Film Showcase (4:38)

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Books in Print

eBooks

Databases, October, 2019