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

August 07, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

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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The door of a police car that says "to protect and to serve"

“Addiction itself is not a crime, it’s a disease.”

May 18, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

A Massachusetts police department has announced that it will help people who are addicted to drugs get through the system toward detox and recovery. Read More »

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A neon sign that says "e-cigs"

Are E-Cigarettes Harmful?

May 04, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

We still don’t know if e-cigarettes can hurt your lungs, but we do know that they deliver the same highly addictive nicotine as regular cigarettes. Read More »

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A teen girl holding her head in pain.

Marijuana Withdrawal Is Real

April 02, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

The longer a person uses marijuana, the more likely they are to have withdrawal symptoms when they aren’t using it.  Read More »

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