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Drug Facts Chat Day Blog Posts

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Real Teens Ask: What Drug is Most Abused by Teens?

July 13, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

At NIDA’s Drug Facts Chat Day, we get great questions from teens all over the country about drugs. Here’s one from “hhentze,” representing Junction City High School in Oregon: Read More »

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Real Teens Ask About Marijuana

April 23, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

In a recent Drug Facts Chat Day, Jiacalone_01 from Cashmere High School in Washington asked: What percentage of 9th graders smoke marijuana? Read More »

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Real Teens Ask: Why Research?

January 07, 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,” “torgo” asked: Read More »

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NIDA’s DRUG FACTS CHAT DAY 2009 Transcript Is Now Online; Image Courtesy of ICF Macro

NIDA's DRUG FACTS CHAT DAY 2009—Transcript Is Now Online

December 08, 2009  /  Sara Bellum

What do kids want to know about drugs if no one is watching them write the questions? See for yourself! NIDA's DRUG FACTS CHAT DAY transcript is now online. NIDA scientists and staff answered hundreds of questions from teens all over the country. You can read some sample questions below. Read More »

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NIDA Director, Dr. Nora Volkow, participates in CHAT DAY ’09; Image Courtesy of Chris Phillips, ICF Macro

NIDA's Chat Day, More Questions on Marijuana

November 17, 2009  /  Sara Bellum

NIDA's annual DRUG FACTS CHAT DAY, held November 10, was a huge success. The computer-filled room where it happened vibrated with excitement, as more than 40 NIDA scientists eagerly tried to answer as many questions as they could. And questions they got. Read More »

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