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Choices Matter—At Any Age

March 04, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

When it comes to drugs and alcohol, the choices you make as a young adult will be just as important as the ones you make in your teen years.  Read More »

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What Is Drugged Driving?

January 28, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

It isn’t safe to drive after drinking alcohol—or after using illicit drugs or misusing prescription drugs. Read More »

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Drug Use Hurts Families

October 22, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Drug use and addiction can lead to problems for the person using drugs and for family members, too.  Read More »

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Making Cigarettes Less Addictive?

October 15, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Decreasing the amount of nicotine in cigarettes could help reduce the health risks of smoking. Read More »

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Science vs. the Opioid Crisis: The HEAL Initiative

August 13, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Misuse of opioids is a major problem. A massive new scientific program is helping to solve it.  Read More »

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