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Real Teens Ask: How Can I Help My Friend?

July 20, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

Lots of teens have questions about drugs. Each year, NIDA scientists spend a whole day chatting online with high school students and answering their questions. At the last “Drug Facts Chat Day,” a teen from Lima Central Catholic High School in Lima, Ohio asked: Read More »

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Real Teens Ask: What Drug is Most Abused by Teens?

July 13, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

At NIDA’s Drug Facts Chat Day, we get great questions from teens all over the country about drugs. Here’s one from “hhentze,” representing Junction City High School in Oregon: Read More »

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Real Teens Ask: What Are Opioids?

June 07, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

Teens have a lot of questions about drugs, which is why NIDA holds an annual Drug Facts Chat Day to explain the science behind drug abuse. Read More »

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Real Teens Ask About Marijuana

April 23, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

In a recent Drug Facts Chat Day, Jiacalone_01 from Cashmere High School in Washington asked: What percentage of 9th graders smoke marijuana? Read More »

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Real Teens Ask: Why Research?

January 07, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

Lots of teens have questions about drugs. Each year, NIDA scientists spend a whole day chatting online with high school students and answering their questions. At the last “Drug Facts Chat Day,” “torgo” asked: Read More »

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