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Real Teens Ask: Drugs and Socializing

September 01, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

Being a teen is tricky, and sometimes we all wish for a quick fix when we’re feeling awkward or out of place. At NIDA’s last Chat Day, we got this question from a middle school student in Maryland: Read More »

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Betty Ford

Betty Ford: Shining a Light on Addiction

August 10, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

You might have heard the news that former first lady Betty Ford recently died at the age of 93. Many of you reading this might never have heard of Betty Ford; after all, she became First Lady way back in 1974. Read More »

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Singer

Back to "Rehab" for Amy Winehouse?

July 06, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

Many of you probably heard that the European tour just launched by the talented Amy Winehouse has been canceled after fans watched the diva stumble under the lights in Serbia. Read More »

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Singing Out Against Drugs: ROCKSTAR SUPERSTAR PROJECT, Part 2

June 30, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

We recently had a chance to talk with Super Star (his legal name) of the ROCKSTAR SUPERSTAR PROJECT (RSSS). He gave us some advice about becoming a rock star, but he also had some great information about shattering the myths around drugs and drug abuse. Check out part 2 of his interview. Read More »

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RSSS

Singing Out Against Drugs: ROCKSTAR SUPERSTAR PROJECT, Part 1

June 28, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

This is your chance to be a star. Enter the 2011 Teen Substance Abuse Awareness Through Music contest, hosted by the GRAMMY Foundation and MusiCares in collaboration with the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Read More »

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