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Naloxone Saves Lives

The NIDA Blog Team
July 18, 2016

If someone is overdosing, it’s really important to get them help as soon as possible. It could save their life. Read More »

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Pregnancy and Drugs: Update (Part 2 – Marijuana, Opioids, and Illegal Drugs)

The NIDA Blog Team
June 20, 2016

An expecting mother’s use of drugs has all kinds of risks for the baby. Read More »

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What Is an Opioid?

The NIDA Blog Team
May 25, 2016

Many people misusing prescription opioids get addicted to these drugs, and the consequences are sometimes fatal. Read More »

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What’s the Connection Between Prescription Pain Pills and Heroin?

The NIDA Blog Team
March 24, 2016

Misusing prescription pain pills and using heroin are very risky moves. Read More »

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Alcohol and Drug Use in College-Aged Young Adults: 2014 Monitoring the Future Survey Results

The NIDA Blog Team
February 22, 2016

Want a quick look at the latest numbers on college-aged young adults’ use of alcohol, marijuana, nicotine, and stimulants? Check out the infographics below. They show the results from the most recent Monitoring the Future national survey on substance use in this age group. Read More »

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