Justin Bieber's Mug Shot

Justin Bieber: A Warning to All Teens

January 24, 2014  /  Carol Krause, NIDA Communications Director

Hello SBB readers. A few years ago, I did a blog post on the death of Michael Jackson—the pop star who seemed to have it all … but who succumbed to a death related to drug abuse. Read More »

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Emory Payne

Alcohol and Zebrafish: An Interview With Emory Payne

December 10, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

Emory Payne is a senior at Bancroft School in Massachusetts. Emory and his lab partner, Zohaib Majaz, won the 2nd place 2013 Addiction Science Award. Read More »

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Someone handing car keys to designated driver

Designated Driver = No Alcohol

December 05, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

The holiday season is upon us once again, and alcohol often is served at parties and family gatherings. Read More »

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Teens with arms around each other's shoulders

Alcohol: The Friend Factor

August 28, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

There may be some truth to the saying “you are who you hang out with.” Researchers have discovered that teens whose best friends drink alcohol are twice as likely to try alcohol t Read More »

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Fruity Alcoholic Drinks

Alco-Pops: A Refreshment to Rethink

August 20, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

In June 2010, SBB warned teens about marketing gimmicks surrounding these alcoholic beverages. They’re still on the market, so here’s a refresher for why you should avoid them. Read More »

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