This guide is designed as a quick reference for more commonly used drugs and alcohol. We believe that the public should have as much information as possible about these drugs and more. We have several sections in which the reader can access drug information. Please use this page as your official drug information resource. Drug addiction and abuse has very negative consequences for individuals and the people around them. the total estimated costs of drug substance abuse in the United States, exceed $600 billion annually. As staggering as these numbers are, they do not fully describe the full impact on public health and safety. Drug abuse and addiction has an indescribable impact including family disintegration, loss of employment, failure in school, domestic violence, and child abuse. Scattered throughout the website you can access a variety of additional resources about addiction, signs of addiction, and how to get help. Look at the addictive drugs sections below to understand more about how drugs are classified and how they influence the brain’s ability to function properly. Please click on the buttons below to navigate to to each specific section of this Drug Information Resource.