NIDA for Teens: The Science Behind Drug Abuse
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Sometimes it’s hard to know where to go for the facts about drugs. At NIDA, we learn from science—not from rumors or gossip. Ask the questions, look for the facts, and think hard about what you find out and what it means for you.

Boy playing a game on his phone.

Video Game Addiction—Is it Real?


Sara Bellum
April 09, 2014

Doodle Jump. Candy Crush. FarmVille. Angry Birds. Cut the Rope. Fruit Ninja. Words With Friends. Read More »

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Celebrity

Celebs & Drugs: A Cycle of Arrests & Rehab

Sara Bellum
September 30, 2010

SBB was sad to see that celebrities Paris Hilton and Lindsay Lohan got arrested again for drug possession and drug use. Read More »

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brain scans

It’s Classic!

Sara Bellum
September 28, 2010

“This is drugs. This is your brain on drugs. Any questions?” Read More »

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Go Backstage at the Grammys—Enter to Win

Sara Bellum
September 23, 2010

Want to celebrate healthy attitudes and lifestyles? Have something to say about drug use and abuse? Read More »

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Get the Download on Drugs: Help Us Shatter the Myths!

Sara Bellum
September 20, 2010

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Neon sign reading Cool

Real Teens Ask: Why Do Teens Who Smoke Think They Are So Cool?

Sara Bellum
September 14, 2010

Many teens have questions about drugs. On Drug Facts Chat Day, NIDA scientists get to listen in and answer these questions from students all across the country. Read More »

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