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“I Wish That I Could Be Like The Cool Kids.”

The NIDA Blog Team
January 12, 2015

If in 10 years you were to take a look back at the cool kids in your middle school— recent research suggests—they may not turn out like you’d expect. Read More »

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Designated Drivers—You Are Not Alone

The NIDA Blog Team
January 08, 2015

Most people use designated drivers, but not everyone.  Help reduce drunk driving deaths with these tips. Read More »

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Check This Out! Learn.Genetics: Addiction Science Learning Tools

The NIDA Blog Team
January 05, 2015

Learn.Genetics breaks down the science of addiction in a way that is not just totally cool, but educational. Read More »

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In Memoriam: Lost to Addiction and Mental Illness

The NIDA Blog Team
December 22, 2014

We’d like to remember the actors and musicians whom we lost in 2014 to drug addiction or related mental illness this past year. Read More »

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Keep Up the Good Work: Teens Are Drinking Less, Smoking Less, and Using Fewer Drugs

The NIDA Blog Team
December 16, 2014

For several years straight, teens have been drinking less alcohol, smoking fewer cigarettes, and, with a few exceptions, using fewer illicit drugs. 2014 continued that trend. Read More »

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