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Frances Bean Cobain and the Genetics of Addiction

March 19, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Teens who think they might be at greater risk for addiction can be extra careful about the choices they make. Read More »

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Addiction Is a Disease

March 29, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Why can’t people who have an addiction “just stop” using drugs? Read More »

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Addicted Lives Matter to Gloucester Police

July 20, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Update on “Addiction itself is not a crime, it’s a disease.” Read More »

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“Addiction itself is not a crime, it’s a disease.”

May 18, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

A Massachusetts police department has announced that it will help people who are addicted to drugs get through the system toward detox and recovery. Read More »

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Demi Lovato’s Road to Recovery

March 12, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

In addition to sharing her talents with the world, Demi Lovato shares her experiences with bipolar disorder and drug addiction. Read More »

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