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Map of National Drug Facts Week 2011 events

What's the Buzz About National Drug Facts Week?

Sara Bellum
October 31, 2011

This year, hundreds of events are going on across the country to shatter the myths about drug abuse and addiction during the second annual National Drug Facts Week (NDFW), which is October 31 to November 6, 2011. Read More »

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National Drug Facts Week: Sara’s Friends Shout Out Drug Facts

Sara Bellum
October 28, 2011

See our shoutouts: Bloggers | Tweeters | Fac Read More »

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Let's Talk: Where do you find science-based health information?

Sara Bellum
October 25, 2011

Many U.S. Government agencies have Web sites to share information and resources with the public. Some help you find services you need—for instance, the Motor Vehicle Administration in your state helps you understand how to get your driver’s license. Read More »

Teen pledging during National Drug Facts Week

Ignite Change in Your Community

Sara Bellum
October 20, 2011

Change begins with just one small step. At NIDA, we are working to shatter the myths that some people believe about drug abuse and addiction. And we’re spreading the facts to help people make informed, healthy decisions. Did you know?: Read More »

Prescription drugs on television

Prescription Drugs on TV

Sara Bellum
October 18, 2011

You’ve probably seen television commercials advertising prescription drugs for any number of things—from fibromyalgia (fi-bro-my-al-ja) to depression. Read More »