Teens Make Music Contest Winners "Off the Wall"

Announcing the “Teens Make Music” Contest Winners!

April 22, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

The winning songwriters share the motivations behind their songs and their favorite moments at the GRAMMY Awards. Read More »

Drawing of a microphone with music notes.

Good Tunes, Smart Choices: “Teens Make Music Contest” Winners To Be Announced

January 14, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Teens are using the power of music to reflect on the consequences of drug use. Listen and learn more.  Read More »

Heavy Metal, cartoon animal head with horns

Heavy Metal and Drug Use: A Complex Relationship

November 07, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Black Sabbath’s songs tell a surprisingly sobering story about drug use. Read More »

A graphic with text. "They tried to make me go to rehab. I said, 'No, no, no...' I ain't got the time." Amy Winehouse, from the song "Rehab."

'Amy' and 'Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck'—Up Close and Very Personal

August 07, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Anyone who uses drugs can become addicted. And just because someone is famous, that doesn’t make their addiction any more glamorous. Read More »

Hands raised at an evening outdoor concert.

Concerts and Drugs: Is There a Way to Reduce the Dangers?

June 09, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Concert festivals are all about good music, good friends, and big crowds. But for some people, these events are also about using drugs. Read More »

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