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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 »

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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 »

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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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Do you have a drug take-back option readily available? Check the DEA website, as well as your local drugstore and police station for possible options.

You Can Help Reduce the Opioid Crisis

April 27, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Using other people’s opioids can be deadly. Make sure your house is free of unwanted, unused, and expired opioids. Read More »

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Nkima Stephenson

What’s It Like Being a Young Scientist?

August 28, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

One of our 2017 Addiction Science Award Winners shares her advice for teens thinking about a science career.   Read More »

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