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Nate Plumley WVU

Educating Peers, Reducing Stigma: A “4-H Healthy Living Ambassador” Shares His Story

February 25, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

West Virginian Nate Plumley uses his family’s first-hand experience with opioid misuse to help others. Read More »

Dr. Nora Volkow Chat Day Video Screenshot. ONE MORE WEEK! Remembering past years as we countdown to Drugs & Alcohol Chat Day. Here is NIDA Director, Dr. Nora Volkow in a #NDAFW #throwback.

NIDA Director Kicks Off NDAFW and Chat Day

January 22, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

More than 50 scientists chat live with teens across the country on National Drugs & Alcohol Chat Day. Read More »

Addiction Science Award Winner Emily Garcia

A Teen Scientist Asks: How Can Parents Safely Manage Medicines in the Home?

October 02, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Emily Garcia shares her thoughts about the important role parents play in safely storing medicines and about her love for science.  Read More »

Bill Williams on right with son, on left

Talking With Your Parents About Drugs

September 17, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

You don’t have to wait for an adult to start a discussion about drugs. Speak up and speak out! Read More »

Lauren Roscoe headshot

Resisting Peer Pressure: Tips From a SADD Student Leader

August 06, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

You can resist peer pressure with a few key strategies and help from friends and family. Read More »

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