Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay Lohan on Why Recovery Can Be So Hard

August 22, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

“I’m an addict,” Lindsay Lohan told Oprah in a recent interview. Read More »

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Brain cells firing.

Word of the Day: Polyneuropathy

September 21, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

According to NIDA’s glossary, polyneuropathy is a “permanent change or malfunction of nerves.” “Poly” means “many,” so multiple nerves throughout the body such as in the arms, legs, hands, and feet are affected. Read More »

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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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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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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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