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We Need Your Opinion! Apply for the 2012-13 Teen Advisory Group

March 06, 2012  /  Sara Bellum

NIDA is the largest supporter of the world's research on drug abuse and addiction. Our responsibilities include sharing our scientific findings with the public. Teens are one of our most important audiences. Read More »

Pop Positivity, Not Pills

Let's Talk: Which Feature of the PEERx Web Site Do You Like Best?

December 20, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

There are lots of really cool features on the newly updated PEERx Web site. Have you seen them? Check them out here. Read More »

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Let’s Talk: National Drug Facts Week

September 28, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

In November 2010, NIDA held its first-ever National Drug Facts Week (NDFW), where people around the U.S. worked with friends, family, and neighbors to plan events to dispel the myths and discuss the facts about drug abuse. Read More »

Setting Goals

Let's Talk: Setting Goals

June 22, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

When someone talks about setting goals, how do you respond? Do you roll your eyes because it sounds lame or maybe stresses you out? Are you a planner who likes to make lists? Talking about goals and thinking about how to achieve them may seem boring when you’d rather live in the moment. Read More »

How YOU Can Help

Let's Talk: How YOU Can Help

June 09, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

Here’s a tough one: what can you do if someone you know has a problem with drugs or alcohol? You want to help. But how do you know the best thing to say or the best time to say it? Were you ever at a party with a friend who’d had a few too many beers and then insisted on driving you both home? Read More »

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