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How To Get Help If You or Someone You Know Is Suicidal

September 03, 2019  /  Jane Pearson, Ph.D.

If you’re in emotional pain and thinking about suicide, there are people in your life who care about you and who want to help. Read More »

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Drug Use and Mental Health Problems: What’s the Connection?

May 14, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

People addicted to drugs are about twice as likely to suffer from mental health disorders, and vice versa.  Read More »

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You Said It: "My Parents Do Not Understand My Stress"

March 26, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

When it seems like no one understands your stress, it can help to talk about it with an adult you trust.  Read More »

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Check Out Cool Projects From Young Scientists

July 05, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Check out what these teens discovered about stress, brain development, and substance use. Read More »

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Nine Tips To Help You Cope With Stress

May 16, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Too much stress can be bad for your health. Luckily, there are healthy ways to keep stress under control. Read More »

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