Dr. Nora Volkow Blog Posts

Image from HIV/AIDS Conference

SBB Attends International AIDS Conference

August 26, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

SBB attended the International AIDS Conference in Vienna, Austria, and wow, what an experience! More than 20,000 people from all over the world came together in one place to discuss the progress being made in preventing and treating HIV and AIDS. Read More »

NIDA Town Hall Meeting Summary

NIDA's Virtual Town Hall

December 17, 2009  /  Sara Bellum

NIDA’s first-ever Virtual Town Hall on Prevention is now online! What’s a Virtual Town Hall? Read More »

Student group picture; Image Courtesy of David McKay

NIDA News: Back to the Future?

December 14, 2009  /  Dr. Nora Volkow, Director of NIDA

It's that time of year again-time to announce the results of NIDA's annual Monitoring the Future survey. For the 34th year, researchers went into classrooms all over the country and asked young people to fill out surveys about their drug use. Read More »

Prescription drug abuse among teen girls

Rx Drug Abuse

November 24, 2009  /  Sara Bellum

Have you ever wondered about whether medications prescribed by a doctor could actually be dangerous? Or whether giving a friend a prescription pill you take for ADHD could be bad for them? Read More »

NIDA’s Dr. Nora Volkow (far left) joins in holding the banner for the “A&E Recovery Rally” walk across the Brooklyn Bridge, held September 12, in NYC. Image Courtesy of A&E Entertainment

A Bridge to Recovery

October 22, 2009  /  Sara Bellum

Question: What happens when 10,000 people in recovery from drug abuse and addiction get together to celebrate their sobriety? Answer: Inspiration! Read More »