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Addiction in Fiction: Dealing with the Consequences of a Drug Problem in “This Is Us”

May 30, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Fictional characters are often portrayed having real-life struggles. What can we learn from their stories?  Read More »

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What Increases the Risk of Having a Drug Problem? (Part 2)

May 22, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Difficulties in school, at work, or with friendships can put you at increased risk. Read More »

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What Increases the Risk of Having a Drug Problem? (Part 1)

May 15, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Starting drug use when you’re young is one of many factors that can put you at greater risk. Read More »

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So You Think You May Have a Problem with Drugs. What Now?

March 13, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

If you think you might have a problem with drugs, it’s important to talk to a medical professional. If you have questions or concerns about taking that step, we have answers. Read More »

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Tolerance, Dependence, Addiction: What's the Difference?

January 12, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Many people think drug addiction, dependence, and tolerance are pretty much the same thing. But in fact, each term means something very different. Read More »