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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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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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Parents: Can They Deter Teens' Online Risky Behavior?

January 17, 2013  /  Benjamin Kornick, 2012 NIDA Addiction Science Award Winner

In 5th grade, I was the victim of cyberbullying, when a classmate wrote hurtful instant messages about me. Shortly after, social networking became the rage, and sexting and cyberbullying became more prevalent. Read More »

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