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Substance Abuse

This Research Guide helps in the location of sources for the topic of substance abuse.

Use the resources listed in this guide to begin your research. Pay close attention to the search tips and examples provided on each page. They will help make your research more successful. If you are having trouble, ask a librarian for help.

Start Here

For this topic, start by searching . . .


Opposing Viewpoints Step-by-Step Instructions:

  1. Type addiction into the search box.
  2. Click the search icon.
  3. Read the overview article and take notes! Look for keywords, ideas, or topics relevant to your project.
  4. Under the section titled, On This Page, click to view different types of resources with information about social media.

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 the same as what you use to access the PCC portal (myPittCC) and Moodle. DO NOT include the last part of your email address ( in the username. 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. Have questions? Ask us!