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A person using a syringe to inject a substance into a football.

How Does Pro Football Tackle Players’ Drug Use?

The NIDA Blog Team
February 01, 2016

Behind the scenes at the Super Bowl, a different competition is going on: the National Football League (NFL) vs. drug use. Read More »

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A picture of Jacob P. Waletzky.

A Personal Story of Sorrow and Hope: The Jacob P. Waletzky Award

Jeremy Waletzky, M.D.
January 27, 2016

If there had been a treatment that worked, Jacob would have used it. He’d had several treatments that helped some—but he was still dead. Read More »

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Sam Motsay

SAMs Watch: Honoring a Lost Life by Saving Others

The NIDA Blog Team
January 13, 2016

Sam and a couple of his friends tried what they thought was LSD or acid. Sam went to bed later that evening, and the next morning he didn’t wake up. Read More »

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Addicted Lives Matter to Gloucester Police

The NIDA Blog Team
July 20, 2015

Update on “Addiction itself is not a crime, it’s a disease.” Read More »

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Stephen Strasburg preparing to pitch a baseball.

Stephen Strasburg’s Commitment To Quit Tobacco

The NIDA Blog Team
October 02, 2014

Quitting tobacco, whether it’s smokeless or cigarettes, is not something you do on a whim. You have to want to quit and to make a plan for how you are going to get through those first couple of weeks. Read More »

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