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National Drug Facts Week

Yvonne Urbina

National Drug Facts Week is right around the corner….

Yvonne Urbina
November 13, 2013

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Emily Low

National Drug Facts Week “Drug Awareness Pep Rally”—Success in Galveston County, Texas!

Emily Low, O’Connell College Preparatory High School Senior
March 14, 2013

Drug awareness has been an important subject to me since I was a young girl. My parents taught me from a young age to stand up for what I believe in, no matter what. I have always felt that young adults are under a lot of pressure from friends and family to make good grades and smart decisions. Read More »

Teen playing a guitar

Teen Songwriters Honored for National Drug Facts Week

Sara Bellum
March 07, 2013

As part of NIDA’s 2013 National Drug Facts Week, the GRAMMY Foundation and MusiCares selected five teens as winners of the “Teens! Read More »

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Chart of Past-Year Teen Drug Abuse

During National Drug Facts Week: The Truth About Prescription Drugs

Dr. Nora D. Volkow, NIDA Director
February 01, 2013

Did you know that prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs are the most commonly abused substances by high school seniors (after marijuana and alcohol)? Read More »

National Drug IQ Challenge

Take the National Drug IQ Challenge

Dr. Nora D. Volkow, NIDA Director
January 30, 2013

National Drug Facts Week is in full swing! Have you looked up any facts? As a scientist, I love studying data and reading about real facts that have been tested by credible science. Some facts might surprise you. For example, did you know that: Read More »

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