Selectors: Beth Applebaum, Jan 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.
History & Users' Experience with Psychoactive Drugs and Alcohol Use
Drugs Management & Addiction Treatment
This Is What Happens to Your Brain on Opioids: Short Film Showcase (4:38)