A collection of growing khat shrubs.

Let’s Talk About Khat

April 23, 2014  /  Sara Bellum

Never heard of khat (pronounced “cot”)? That’s okay—not many people in the United States use it (its use isn’t measured, so we don’t know the exact numbers). Read More »

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Teens handing each other drugs

Is Pure MDMA Safer Than Other Drugs?

March 05, 2014  /  Sara Bellum

One of the biggest myths about Molly—pure MDMA—is that it’s safer than other drugs. This belief is dangerous for two reasons: Read More »

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Olympic Skier

Like an Olympian: What Makes a Person Successful?

February 12, 2014  /  Sara Bellum

This week, the world is watching as athletes from around the globe compete in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The measure of success for Olympians is very clear: They must be the best athlete in their sport. They must move the fastest, go the farthest, or score the most points. Read More »

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Bottle of pills

5 Myths About ADHD Drugs

December 12, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

Prescription stimulants—like Adderall and Ritalin—have been in the news Read More »

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Teen standing next to a "no drugs" sign

Meth Use Is Down, But We Still Have Work To Do

December 03, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

November 30 to December 7, 2013 is the first national Meth Awareness Week. Read More »

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