A man’s hand dropping a pill into a drink with two unsuspecting women in the background.

What Are Date Rape Drugs and How Do You Avoid Them?

March 16, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

You may have been warned that sometimes people secretly slip drugs into other people’s drinks to take advantage of them sexually. These drugs are called “date rape drugs.” Read More »

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Stay Safe This Halloween

October 30, 2014  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Halloween is a time when there are lots of parties, so be smart. If you need a ride home, make sure the driver is sober. Read More »

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Real Teens Ask: What Are Designer Drugs?

March 17, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

Questions about drugs? Lots of teens are asking. That’s why each year, NIDA scientists spend a day chatting online with high school students and answering their questions. Read More »

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