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PowerTalk 21: A Good Time to Talk With Your Parents About Alcohol

April 18, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Don’t be surprised if your parents talk with you about alcohol this month. Read More »

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Alcohol: The Friend Factor

August 28, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

There may be some truth to the saying “you are who you hang out with.” Researchers have discovered that teens whose best friends drink alcohol are twice as likely to try alcohol t Read More »

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Alco-Pops: A Refreshment to Rethink

August 20, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

In June 2010, SBB warned teens about marketing gimmicks surrounding these alcoholic beverages. They’re still on the market, so here’s a refresher for why you should avoid them. Read More »

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Alcohol Dangers Go Beyond Drunk Driving

May 16, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

You’ve probably heard how deadly it is to drink and drive—or to get in the car with someone else who has been drinking. But the dangers of alcohol go beyond drunk driving. Read More »

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The Power of You(th)

May 14, 2013  /  Jan Withers, MADD National President

Did you know that alcohol is the most commonly used drug by youth—more than all illegal drugs combined? AND that teen alcohol use kills more than 5,000 people each year? Read More »

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