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Government Shutdown

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National Drug Facts Week and Grammy Foundation Logos

GRAMMY Contest: Teens Sing Stories of Addiction

November 29, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

Three teens used music to turn the destruction of drug abuse and addiction into music and hope. Read More »

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Hands typing

Let's Talk: Do You Blog?

November 22, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

Blogging is a great way to express yourself. With technology platforms that are free and easy to use, it’s never been easier to start a blog. Read More »

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Teen boys talking

Let's Talk: How Do You Avoid Peer Pressure?

November 17, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

Peer pressure comes in many different forms. You might feel it in group situations, or you might have friends who try to get you to do things that make you uneasy, like smoke cigarettes, steal your parents' prescription medications, cheat on a test, or skip school. Read More »

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CyberShoutout 2011

November 15, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

The bloggers below have shown their support for NIDA’s 2011 CyberShoutout, the kick-off to National Drug Facts Week. Read More »

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Money and Drugs

Why Does the Government Study Drug Abuse?

November 15, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

Why have a government agency to regulate the food we eat (the U.S. Food and Drug Administration) and an agency to help protect our health (the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)? Read More »

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