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Stand Up Against Bullying!

Bullying Hurts. You Can Help.

October 25, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Bullying is often connected to substance use. Here are four steps you can take to reduce the harm caused by bullying.  Read More »

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The Science of Risky Teen Behavior

October 16, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Teens are more likely to take risks than any other age group. One young scientist wants to find out why.  Read More »

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Disasters and Drug Problems: Where To Find Help

October 10, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Resources are available to help people dealing with intense stress after a natural disaster.  Read More »

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Ashamed About a Drug Problem? Don’t Be.

October 02, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

A problem with drug or alcohol use is something to get help for, not something to be ashamed about.  Read More »

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“Getting High” Is Really About Not Feeling Low

September 25, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

People who use a drug over and over may be trying to escape the bad feelings that the drug caused in the first place. Read More »

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