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Talking With Your Parents About Drugs

September 17, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

You don’t have to wait for an adult to start a discussion about drugs. Speak up and speak out! Read More »

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Teen Drug Use Is Down—But Teen Overdoses Are Up

May 07, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Teen overdoses from heroin and fentanyl are on the rise—and even one teen overdose is too many. Read More »

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Say What? “Overdose”

April 23, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

A drug overdose doesn’t always result in death, but every overdose should be taken seriously.  Read More »

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Be Prepared for an Emergency

August 07, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Keep these helpful, life-saving tips in mind in case you need them.  Read More »

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Should Schools Be Ready for Opioid Overdoses?

September 26, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Lawmakers in some states have started to authorize schools to have naloxone—which can reduce opioid overdoses—handy if they need it. Read More »

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