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A graphic with text. "They tried to make me go to rehab. I said, 'No, no, no...' I ain't got the time." Amy Winehouse, from the song "Rehab."

'Amy' and 'Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck'—Up Close and Very Personal

The NIDA Blog Team
August 07, 2015

Anyone who uses drugs can become addicted. And just because someone is famous, that doesn’t make their addiction any more glamorous. 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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Tour de France

Dopers’ Downfall May Be Cycling’s Salvation—Tour de France 2015: End of an Era

The NIDA Blog Team
July 09, 2015

Athletic competition is about using your own strength and skill, period. But when nearly everyone is cheating…what’s an athlete to do? Read More »

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A teenage boy and girl using smartphones to send emails.

When It Comes to Friends, Sometimes Less Is More

Sara Bellum
June 29, 2015

American high school students today report having fewer friends than in the past—but they’re OK with that. Read More »

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An aerosol can spraying poison.

How Is Spice Made?

The NIDA Blog Team
June 22, 2015

Nobody can say what’s in the batch of Spice you end up with. If you don’t know what it’s made of, there’s no way to predict what it will do to you. Read More »

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