Teens

Addiction Blog Posts

"Drugs?" written on paper

Real Teens Ask: What Is a Drug?

February 11, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

Every year on NIDA’s Drug Facts Chat Day, scientists chat with teens across the country to answer their questions about the science behind drug abuse and addiction. Read More »

24 Comments
Ethan Guinn at Lab

Are Video Games Addictive?

October 26, 2010  /  Ethan Guinn, 2008 NIDA Addiction Science Award Winner

Guest Blogger, Ethan Guinn, a winner of NIDA’s Addiction Science Award, describes how his interest in science (and video games) has brought him lots of exciting changes and opportunities. Read More »

11 Comments
Hand reaching for an empty pocket.

The Price of Smoking

October 21, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

You’ve already heard plenty about what smoking can do to your looks and your life. Read More »

19 Comments
Celebrity

Celebs & Drugs: A Cycle of Arrests & Rehab

September 30, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

SBB was sad to see that celebrities Paris Hilton and Lindsay Lohan got arrested again for drug possession and drug use. Read More »

25 Comments
Magic eightball

Real Teens Ask: Which Drug Is Most Addictive?

August 11, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

On Drug Facts Chat Day, we get thousands of questions about drugs from high school students all over the country. Today, we’re taking one from Casa Grande Union High School in Arizona: Read More »

26 Comments

Pages