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You Said It: “I Have Tried To Help a Friend Stop Using Drugs”

August 20, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

It’s natural to want to help a friend. Just remember what’s in your control, and what isn’t. Read More »

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Energy Drinks and Drug Use: A Surprising Connection

June 11, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

College students who regularly consume energy drinks could be at increased risk for drug problems.  Read More »

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Tech-Wise: A “Wearable” That Measures Alcohol Intake

July 10, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

This device could help a person make safe choices while—and after—drinking. 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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Teen Drug Use: Monitoring the Future 2016

Fewer Teens Are Smoking and Drinking

December 28, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

The percentage of teens who are smoking and drinking is dropping, and that’s great news for teens’ health! Read More »

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