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Drug Facts Chat Day Blog Posts

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Real Teens Ask: Why Do Teens Who Smoke Think They Are So Cool?

September 14, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

Many teens have questions about drugs. On Drug Facts Chat Day, NIDA scientists get to listen in and answer these questions from students all across the country. Read More »

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Real Teens Ask: What are stimulants?

August 31, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

In a recent Drug Facts Chat Day, freeman-jones of Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School, Maryland asked: Can taking Ritalin help you if you have not been prescribed Ritalin? Read More »

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Real Teens Ask: Will Drugs Hurt an Unborn Baby?

August 24, 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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Real Teens Ask: Which Drug Is Most Addictive?

August 11, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

On Drug Facts Chat Day, we get thousands of questions about drugs from high school students all over the country. Today, we’re taking one from Casa Grande Union High School in Arizona: 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. At the last “Drug Facts Chat Day,” a teen from Lima Central Catholic High School in Lima, Ohio asked: Read More »

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