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Word of the Day: Withdrawal

May 19, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

Ever wonder how “real” those grueling scenes on reality TV shows are when actors and other celebrities check in for addiction rehab and are shown going through withdrawal? After all, these folks are all in show biz! Read More »

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Road to Recovery

In Recovery—Steps to Overcoming Addiction

May 13, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

Most people know that addiction, can be overcome with treatment. But like many other diseases, it is often a winding road to get there. So, what are the steps to a healthier, drug-free life? Read More »

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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 »

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Real Teens Ask: How Can I Help My Friend?

July 20, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

Lots of teens have questions about drugs. Each year, NIDA scientists spend a whole day chatting online with high school students and answering their questions. Read More »

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“Blending” Research and Real Life

April 21, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

In April NIDA is having its “Blending” conference. No, this is not a conference about smoothies…So what does “Blending” mean to NIDA? Read More »

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