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Eight Questions From Teens About Drugs and Alcohol

The NIDA Blog Team
April 25, 2016

How much do you really know about why people become addicted to drugs, whether marijuana can be medicine, and what causes a hangover? Read More »

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PowerTalk 21. April 21st is the national day to talk with your kids and teens about alcohol. Win an Amazon Echo, Kindle Fire HD or $50 gift card! 4 ways to enter! Image of person reading. Download our new pocket guide. Question mark. Take a power of parents interactive quiz. Computer icon. Attend a 15-minute virtual workshop. Phone icon. Attend the virtual town hall meeting. Enter now at madd.org/powerofparents

PowerTalk 21: A Good Time to Talk With Your Parents About Alcohol

The NIDA Blog Team
April 18, 2016

Don’t be surprised if your parents talk with you about alcohol this month. Read More »

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The Science of Drug Testing: How Alcohol Breath Tests Work

The NIDA Blog Team
April 04, 2016

On this blog we’ve discussed alcohol from many different angles; now let’s take a look at alcohol breath tests. Read More »

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Images of teens and text. What does respect mean to you? Treat others as equals. Agree to disagree. Value yourself. Surround yourself with people who care. Make sure everyone feels safe. Listen to each other. Life drug-free. Resolve conflicts in a healthy way. scholastic.com/headsup/respect. Scholastic logo. Heads up logo. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services logo. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention logo. National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse logo.

Love and Drugs and Violence

The NIDA Blog Team
February 16, 2016

There is a connection between people in abusive dating relationships and drugs and alcohol. Read More »

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Hazing and Alcohol: Time to Break With “Tradition”

The NIDA Blog Team
April 10, 2015

We all want to belong. But all too often, joining a club means going through an embarrassing and potentially dangerous initiation ritual—known as hazing.   Read More »

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