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Real Teens Ask: What Are the Different Types of Opioids?

September 04, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

This past Drug Facts Chat Day, teens from across the country submitted their questions about drug abuse to NIDA scientists. 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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“Spice” – Not as Fun as it Sounds

August 14, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

SBB first alerted teens to the dangers of Spice in February 2011. Check out the post below. Read More »

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Meth Mouth and Crank Bugs: Meth-a-morphosis

July 31, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

Few SBB posts have gotten as many grossed-out reactions from readers as this one from January 2010—check out what meth does to your body and let us know in comments what you think. Read More »

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Sizzurp: It’s Not Cool

June 13, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

In recent months, gossip magazines have reported on Justin Bieber’s erratic behavior, such as wearing a gas mask, fainting at a London concert, and traveling with a mo Read More »

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