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Drug Facts Chat Day Blog Posts

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Real Teens Ask: What Are Designer Drugs?

March 17, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

Questions about drugs? Lots of teens are asking. That’s why each year, NIDA scientists spend a day chatting online with high school students and answering their questions. Read More »

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DNA

Real Teens Ask: Is Addiction Hereditary?

February 18, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

Learn the latest: Read our 2014 update of “Real Teens Ask: Is Addiction Hereditary?Read More »

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"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 »

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Teens at a game show.

NDFW Wrap Up

November 19, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

First off, big thanks to teens and adults everywhere who took the time during NIDA’s first-ever National Drug Facts Week to learn new facts about drug abuse. After a week full of activities around the country, what can teens take away? Read More »

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Experts responding to student questions

Chat Day: Let's Talk About Drugs

October 13, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

Today marks NIDA’s fourth annual Drug Facts Chat Day! Read More »

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