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National Drug Facts Week Blog Posts

Scientists and staff sit in a large room together to answer questions from teens as the questions display on a large screen.

A Day in the Life of a Chat Day Question

February 24, 2020  /  The NIDA Blog Team

One day a year, scientists answer thousands of questions—live—from teens around the world for National Drugs and Alcohol Chat Day.  Read More »

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Plan Your Activity for National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week®: Hold an “Addiction and Art” Contest!

February 10, 2020  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Art can be a powerful expression of thoughts and feelings around the theme of drugs and addiction. Check out this activity idea for NDAFW.  Read More »

Dr. Nora Volkow Chat Day Video Screenshot. ONE MORE WEEK! Remembering past years as we countdown to Drugs & Alcohol Chat Day. Here is NIDA Director, Dr. Nora Volkow in a #NDAFW #throwback.

NIDA Director Kicks Off NDAFW and Chat Day

January 22, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

More than 50 scientists chat live with teens across the country on National Drugs & Alcohol Chat Day. Read More »

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Ask a Scientist: National Drugs & Alcohol Chat Day

December 03, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

One day every year, scientists answer teens' questions about drugs, alcohol, addiction, and the brain. Read More »

Shattering Drug Myths During National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW)

January 26, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

This year, with over 1,000 NDAFW events in every state, more teens than ever before will have a chance to learn something that may change the course of their lives.  Read More »