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National Drug Facts Week Blog Posts

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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Teens participating in Mentor's National Drug Facts Week event

YOU Are the Voice of Your Generation…

Michaela Pratt, Marketing & Project Manager for Mentor Foundation USA
January 29, 2013

…Which is a pretty powerful thing, when you think about it. At Mentor Foundation USA, we encourage teens to use their voices. Read More »

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Group of teens at a National Drug Facts Week event

National Drug Facts Week Starts Today!

Dr. Nora D. Volkow, NIDA Director
January 28, 2013

This week begins NIDA’s annual National Drug Facts Week. Around the country, more than 500 schools and community groups will hold events to talk with teens about drugs—focusing on the facts. Read More »

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Girl asking questions

Have Questions About Drug Abuse and Addiction? NIDA Has Answers

Sara Bellum
January 22, 2013

As part of National Drug Facts Week, NIDA scientists host Drug Facts Chat Day, an all-day online chat. Read More »

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A group of teenagers.

Get Involved and Help Shatter the Myths About Drug Abuse

Sara Bellum
January 03, 2013

It’s the final countdown to National Drug Facts Week—January 28 through February 3, 2013! Read More »

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