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Josie Anderson

To the Color: A NIDA Employee Honors the Nation’s Veterans

November 11, 2013  /  Josie “Outlaw” Anderson

Eleven years ago, I enlisted in the United States Air Force and learned how to recite the Core Values: Integrity First, Service Before Self, and Excellence in all we do. Read More »

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My Addicted Father

October 31, 2013  /  Anonymous

October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month. We asked teens to tell us who inspires them to stay away from illicit drugs. Here’s what one teen said.  You probably haven't met my mother. Or any of my teachers. Or the friends I surround myself with. Read More »

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Wahib Farooqui talks about mentors who help him be drug-free

Unexpected Mentors

October 28, 2013  /  Wahib Farooqui

October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month. We asked teens to tell us who inspires them to stay away from illicit drugs. Here’s what one teen said.  Read More »

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Allyssa Garcia talks about mentors who help her be drug-free

My Life Story

October 22, 2013  /  Allyssa Garcia

October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month. We asked teens to tell us who inspires them to stay away from illicit drugs. Here’s what one teen said.  I know drugs tempt us every day. They're all around us. I am gonna tell you how I stay away from drugs. Read More »

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Talking About Hard Stuff With Your Doctor

September 19, 2013  /  Jack Maypole, M.D., Director of Pediatrics, South End Community Health Center

By Jack Maypole, M.D., Director, Comprehensive Care Program, Boston Medical Center. Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine Read More »

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