Drugs & Health Blog

Drug Facts for Teens Blog Posts

Purple ribbon for drug overdose awareness on black background

Teen Drug Use Is Down—But Teen Overdoses Are Up

May 07, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Teen overdoses from heroin and fentanyl are on the rise—and even one teen overdose is too many. Read More »

1 Comment
Chemical hazard toxic substance sign

E-Cigarettes: Inhaling More Than You Bargained For

April 16, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Teens who vape are inhaling at least five poisonous chemical compounds.  Read More »

thinking woman with question mark on gray wall background

How Do Drugs Get Into a Person’s Hair?

April 02, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Drugs travel through the bloodstream to every part of the human body, including the hair.  Read More »

K2/Spice: An Unpredictable Danger Infographic

K2/Spice: An Unpredictable Danger

November 06, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

K2/Spice is not marijuana, and it’s not safe. Read More »

1 Comment

Human Trafficking and Drugs

June 19, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Illegal transporting (or trafficking) of people and transporting of illegal drugs often happen together. Read More »