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Drugs of Abuse

What is in this guide?

A variety of brightly colored pills and tablets.

Use the resources listed in this guide to begin your research. Make sure that you pay attention to the search tips and examples featured on each page. They will help make your research more successful. If you are having trouble finding sources for your assignment, ask a librarian for help.

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Opioid topic page from Gale Health and Wellness

Examples from Gale Health and Wellness

Below are just a few examples of the types of resources you will find in this database. Use the search box on the Gale Health and Wellness homepage to type in the name of the drug or class of drugs that you are researching.

Off-Campus Access

Paw: Indicates that a password is needed to access the resource from off campus.The username and password to access databases from off campus is similar to what you use to access the PCC campus portal (myPittCC) and Moodle. For the username, use the first part of your myPittCC email address only. DO NOT include The password is exactly the same as what you use to log in to the campus portal. Generic logins are available to community residents with PCC library cards, and others who are enrolled in or are affiliated with PCC programs and continuing education courses.