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Nine Tips to Help You Cope With Stress

May 16, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Too much stress can be bad for your health. Luckily, there are healthy ways to keep stress under control. Read More »

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A Lifeline in the Sea of Sorrow: Where to Get Help When You Need It

September 14, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Sometimes, people don’t need just information, they need help. Here’s how to reach out when you need to talk to someone. Read More »

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Talking About Hard Stuff With Your Doctor

September 19, 2013  /  Jack Maypole, M.D., Director of Pediatrics, South End Community Health Center

By Jack Maypole, M.D., Director, Comprehensive Care Program, Boston Medical Center. Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine Read More »

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What’s Dinner Got To Do With It?

September 12, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

How often does your family sit down to eat a meal together? Every day? A few times a month? Never? It turns out that teens in families that often enjoy a meal together are more likely to share stories about their days—and stay away from drugs. Read More »

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Summer Music Festivals: More About Partying Than Music?

July 09, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

Summer music festivals like Bonnaroo, Coachella, or Country USA offer a great chance to hear live music, hang out with friends, and enjoy a fun scene. Outdoor festivals draw thousands of people from across the country for multiday events featuring dozens of shows. Read More »

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