Toward a vaccine for methamphetamine abuse

Where can I get further scientific information about methamphetamine abuse?

To learn more about methamphetamine and other drugs of abuse, contact the National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI) at 1-800-729-6686.

Information specialists are available to assist you in locating needed information and resources. Information can be accessed also through the NIDA World Wide Web site ( or the NCADI Web site (

Fact sheets on health effects of drug abuse and other topics can be ordered free of charge, in English and Spanish, by calling NIDAINFOFAX at 1-800-NIH-NIDA (1-800-644-6432) or 1-888-TTY-NIDA (1-888-889-6432)for the hearing impaired.

A list of fact sheet topics follows:

Health Effects of Specific Drugs
•Cigarettes and other tobacco products
•Crack and cocaine
•Pain medications
•Rohypnol and GHB
•Steroids (anabolic)

Drug Abuse and AIDS Lessons from Prevention Research Treatment Research
•Treatment methods
•Treatment medications
•Treatment methods for women
•Behavior change through treatment

Trends and Surveys
•Costs to society from drug abuse
•High school and youth trends
•Hospital visits and deaths
•Nationwide trends
•Pregnancy and drug abuse trends
•Treatment trends
•Workplace trends

News Releases on Research Findings Information about NIDA 
•Home page on the World Wide Web
•Mission and structure

NIH Publication Number 98-4210.
Printed April 1998.
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