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These Teens’ Ideas Could Save Lives

August 19, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Three international teen scientists won honorable mentions in Addiction Science Awards for their inventions that could reduce deaths from oral cancer and drunk driving. Read More »


Viral Hepatitis and Drug Use: What’s the Connection?

August 12, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Drug and alcohol use can increase a person’s chance of getting viral hepatitis, an inflammation of the liver. If not treated, hepatitis can lead to serious health problems. Read More »

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Why (And How) To Resist Drug Use in College

August 05, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

If you are heading to college, talk with a trusted adult for advice on how to handle new challenges you might face, including ones related to drug use.  Read More »

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What's a Healthy Relationship Like?

April 29, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Strong, healthy relationships are important for a happy life. How can you tell if a relationship is positive for you?  Read More »

Teens Make Music Contest Winners "Off the Wall"

Announcing the “Teens Make Music” Contest Winners!

April 22, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

The winning songwriters share the motivations behind their songs and their favorite moments at the GRAMMY Awards. Read More »