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Are You “Under the Influence” of Movies and TV?

October 30, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Check out this infographic on smoking in movies from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read More »

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Stand Up Against Bullying!

Bullying Hurts. You Can Help.

October 25, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Bullying is often connected to substance use. Here are four steps you can take to reduce the harm caused by bullying.  Read More »

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Disasters and Drug Problems: Where To Find Help

October 10, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Resources are available to help people dealing with intense stress after a natural disaster.  Read More »

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Teens Get It: Marijuana and Tobacco Are Hazardous to Your Health

September 18, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Teens' use of marijuana, and of tobacco, continues to decline. Read More »

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Resisting Peer Pressure

August 14, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

With practice and a few tips, you can resist the pressure to try drugs or alcohol.  Read More »

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