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Cory Monteith

“Glee” Star Continues Path to Recovery From Drug Addiction

April 30, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

Recovery from addiction doesn’t mean completing a rehabilitation program and then you are cured. Addiction is a brain disease that requires commitment and effort every single day to stay off drugs. It can also mean more than one round of treatment—and usually does. Read More »

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Rap music

Rap Music and Molly

April 09, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

NIDA stays up to date on drug use trends. Read More »

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A black purse.

Fashion Inspired by Rx Drugs? Mary Kate and Ashley's Pill Bag

December 11, 2012  /  Sara Bellum

Child actresses turned luxury fashion designers Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen recently announced the release of patent Nile crocodile skin backpacks, some of which are covered with fake prescription drugs, as part of their fashion line. Read More »

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Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong: More News We'd Rather Not Have

September 18, 2012  /  Carol Krause, Chief of NIDA’s Public Information and Liaison Branch

Hello, you last heard from me when Michael Jackson died, although I’m behind the scenes at NIDA almost every day. Read More »

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Elton John

Elton John Reflects on Drug Addiction

August 22, 2012  /  Sara Bellum

Many people who are in recovery from drug abuse tell their story to try and help others. The latest celebrity to talk about his struggles with drugs—cocaine and alcohol—is singer Elton John. He recently gave interviews about the release of his new book. Read More »

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