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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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Alcohol Dangers Go Beyond Drunk Driving

Sara Bellum
May 16, 2013

You’ve probably heard how deadly it is to drink and drive—or to get in the car with someone else who has been drinking. But the dangers of alcohol go beyond drunk driving. Read More »

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MADD Power of You(th) materials

The Power of You(th)

Jan Withers, MADD National President
May 14, 2013

Did you know that alcohol is the most commonly used drug by youth—more than all illegal drugs combined? AND that teen alcohol use kills more than 5,000 people each year? Read More »

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Underage girl drinking alcohol with adults

If You’re Under Age 21, Drinking Is Always Illegal

Sara Bellum
May 02, 2013

You’re going to an after-prom party, and your parents ask if the host’s parents will be there. You may say, “yes,” and it may be true, but you also secretly may know that they will allow underage guests to drink alcohol. You think this is okay, because, after all, an adult is there. Read More »

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Young man trying to help friend who is passed out from alcohol

Some Consequences Last Forever: Alcohol Awareness Month

Sara Bellum
April 25, 2013

In the past 5 years, Danny McCoy has told this story to thousands of teens: When he was 19 years old, he drove home from a fraternity party after a night of drinking. He fell asleep for only a few seconds. Read More »

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