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You Can Help Reduce the Opioid Crisis

April 27, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Using other people’s opioids can be deadly. Make sure your house is free of unwanted, unused, and expired opioids. Read More »

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Say What? “Overdose”

April 23, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

A drug overdose doesn’t always result in death, but every overdose should be taken seriously.  Read More »

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E-Cigarettes: Inhaling More Than You Bargained For

April 16, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Teens who vape are inhaling at least five poisonous chemical compounds.  Read More »

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A Look Inside the Teen Brain: ABCD Study Update

April 09, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Thousands of young people across the country are helping scientists unlock mysteries of the developing teen brain. Read More »

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How Do Drugs Get Into a Person’s Hair?

April 02, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Drugs travel through the bloodstream to every part of the human body, including the hair.  Read More »

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