Find resources on the prevalence of OxyContin® abuse and its impact on children and families as well as strategies for treatment and response.
Adolescent OxyContin® Abuse
Katz & Hays
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 43(2), 2004
Presents three brief case reports of adolescents admitted for inpatient treatment and discusses implications for further research.
OxyContin® Abuse in Women: Implications for Pregnancy (PDF - 311 KB)
Svikis, Keyser-Marcus, Panigrahi, & Wunsch
The Source: Newsletter of the National Abandoned Infants Assistance Resource Center, 15(1), 2006
Describes what is known about OxyContin® use, abuse, and dependence, with a particular focus on women; discusses the unique challenges presented by OxyContin® use during pregnancy and the implications for treatment.
OxyContin® (Oxycodone Hydrochloride): Fact Sheet (PDF - 83 KB)
Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (2006)
Provides basic information on OxyContin®, including medical purpose, abuse, side effects, overdose symptoms, prevalence estimates for non-medical use, prevention and treatment.