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National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week Blog Posts

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National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® Celebrates Its 10th Year

March 30, 2020  /  Dr. Nora Volkow, NIDA Director

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® goes virtual! NIDA Director Dr. Nora Volkow celebrates 10 years of #NDAFW and shares how you can get involved online. Read More »

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A Day in the Life of a Chat Day Question

February 24, 2020  /  The NIDA Blog Team

One day a year, scientists answer thousands of questions—live—from teens around the world for National Drugs and Alcohol Chat Day.  Read More »

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Plan Your Activity for National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week®: Hold an “Addiction and Art” Contest!

February 10, 2020  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Art can be a powerful expression of thoughts and feelings around the theme of drugs and addiction. Check out this activity idea for NDAFW.  Read More »

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The Year in Drugs and Health News: 2019 Blog Roundup

January 06, 2020  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Check out all of the addiction science updates that we shared on the blog in 2019. Read More »

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Plan Your Activity for National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week®: Take the Drug Facts Challenge!

December 16, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Take the Drug Facts Challenge and learn the facts about drugs and alcohol. Read More »

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