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Alcohol: The Friend Factor

Sara Bellum
August 28, 2013

There may be some truth to the saying “you are who you hang out with.” Researchers have discovered that teens whose best friends drink alcohol are twice as likely to try alcohol t Read More »

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Fruity Alcoholic Drinks

Alco-Pops: A Refreshment to Rethink

Sara Bellum
August 20, 2013

In June 2010, SBB warned teens about marketing gimmicks surrounding these alcoholic beverages. They’re still on the market, so here’s a refresher for why you should avoid them. Read More »

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Cory Monteith

R.I.P. Cory Monteith

Sara Bellum
July 17, 2013

This past weekend, Hollywood was shocked by news of “Glee” star Cory Monteith’s unexpected death. He was only 31 years old. Read More »

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Assert Your Independence: Say No to Alcohol This July 4th

Sara Bellum
July 03, 2013

With the Fourth of July coming up, SBB wants to remind teens about the dangers of binge drinking. Check out this post, originally published July 3, 2012. Read More »

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2013 Addiction Science Award Winners

Teens Make Their Mark in Addiction Science

Sara Bellum
June 06, 2013

In May, NIDA announced the 2013 Addiction Science Award winners. Check out their amazing projects! Read More »

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