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Write a Song To Promote Healthy Decisions

October 29, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

Recently, NIDA met with its Teen Advisory Group—a group of diverse teens from around the country—to talk about pop culture, celebrities, and drugs. Read More »

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Young woman lifting weights

Sports Supplements: Not a Safe “Quick Fix”

September 24, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

When working out or playing sports, you may feel like you want to up your game. There are lots of sports products out there that claim to help you run faster, be stronger, or play longer—but be careful. Read More »

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Rhonda

Thoughts on Recovery: Rhonda’s Story

September 17, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

Rhonda started abusing drugs when she was 14 years old. She entered treatment for addiction when she was 19. Now at age 21, she has been drug free for almost 2 years, attends college, and enjoys time with her two children. Read More »

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Concert Goers

Concert Goers Overdose on Molly

September 05, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

MDMA, or Molly, is suspected in the death [link removed, post does not exist anymore] of 2 people who attended Electric Zoo—a 3-day festival of dance music in New York. Four others were hospitalized. Read More »

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2013 Addiction Science Award Winners

Teens Make Their Mark in Addiction Science

June 06, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

In May, NIDA announced the 2013 Addiction Science Award winners. Check out their amazing projects! Read More »

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