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Teens Continue To Be Awesome: Fewer and Fewer Teens are Drinking, Smoking, and Using Drugs

December 16, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Most substance use among teens is dropping; much of it reached the lowest levels since the Monitoring the Future survey began more than 40 years ago. Read More »

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Monitoring the Future 2014: Teen Drug Use

Teen Drug Use—2014 Statistics Animated

January 27, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

NIDA's new animated infographic features data from the 2014 Monitoring the Future teen drug-use survey. You can see where we’ve made progress in reducing the number of teens that use drugs, and where we still have work to do.  Read More »

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Check This Out! Learn.Genetics: Addiction Science Learning Tools

January 05, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Learn.Genetics breaks down the science of addiction in a way that is not just totally cool, but educational. Read More »

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Keep Up the Good Work: Teens Are Drinking Less, Smoking Less, and Using Fewer Drugs

December 16, 2014  /  The NIDA Blog Team

For several years straight, teens have been drinking less alcohol, smoking fewer cigarettes, and, with a few exceptions, using fewer illicit drugs. 2014 continued that trend. Read More »

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NIDA’s on VINE!

December 08, 2014  /  The NIDA Blog Team

We’re kicking off our new VINE videos with the much-anticipated results of our Monitoring the Future survey. Read More »

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