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Related links for ‘Big Picture: Addiction’

Links to relevant teaching resources and other organisations on the subject of addiction

Want to explore what else the internet has to offer about addiction? We’ve compiled a list of links and other organisations to help.

Mouse Party
Take a look inside the brains of mice on drugs with this fun interactive. (You will need to install Learn.Genetics web player)

The UK’s largest drug and alcohol treatment charity.

A UK charity providing support for friends and families of alcoholics.

Alcohol and you
Online activities about alcohol, the facts, the effects and its place in society, including a quiz to test your knowledge.

Foresight Project on Brain Science and Addiction
A project that set out to provide a challenging vision as to how scientific and technological advancement may have an impact on our understanding of addiction and drug use over the next 20 years.

A UK charity providing support and information to those with a gambling problem.

Too young to gamble
Information from Channel 4 about young people gambling, and how to recognise the signs of addiction.

The New Science of Addiction: Genetics and the brain
Information about the genetics of addiction from the Genetic Science Learning Center at the University of Utah.

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About this resource

This resource was first published in ‘Addiction’ in June 2010 and reviewed and updated in May 2014.

Psychology, Health, infection and disease
Education levels:
16–19, Continuing professional development