Past-month nicotine vaping doubles among college students. 2018 Monitoring the Future College Students and Young Adults Survey Results. This jump is among the greatest one-year increase seen for any substance in the history of the survey. College 6.1% in 2017; 15.5% in 2018. Non-college 7.9% in 2017; 12.5% in 2018.

On the Rise: Marijuana Use and Vaping Among Young Adults

November 04, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

In 2018, past-year marijuana use reached an all-time high among young adults. Past-month nicotine vaping more than doubled from 2017 to 2018 among college students.  Read More »

Portrait of Jackie, painted by her mother.

Portraits of Heartbreak and Hope: A Mother Paints To Raise Awareness About Opioid Use Disorder

October 18, 2019  /  Anne Marie Zanfagna

A mother tells her daughter's story, and how it led her to paint portraits of other children lost to addiction. Read More »

Award winners Nikita, Sid, and Aditya stand with their award certificates.

Designing a Tamper-Resistant Opioid: Announcing the 2019 Addiction Science Award Winners

July 08, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

These 2019 Addiction Science Award winners developed a tamper-resistant opioid, explored the gene/addiction connection, and identified risky teen behaviors.  Read More »

A patient lies on a stretcher with emergency medical professionals surrounding her to help.

Treating Opioid Use Disorder in the Emergency Room

June 03, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Opioid use disorder is a complex problem. Emergency room doctors can save the life of someone with OUD by reversing an opioid overdose and addressing the longer-term problem of addiction.   Read More »

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What To Ask Your Dentist About Opioids

April 15, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

One of the best ways to reduce your chance of misusing an opioid pain reliever is to talk to your dentist. Read More »

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