Teens

Drugs & Health Blog

Monitoring the Future Teen Drug Use Header

Teens’ Drug Use Is Lower Than Ever (Mostly)

January 08, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Teens are using alcohol, opioids, and cigarettes less frequently than they used to. But they don't always know about the risks involved in using e-cigarettes, marijuana, and inhalants.  Read More »

3 Comments
2017 Blog Roundup stylized

The Year in Drug News: 2017 Blog Roundup

January 03, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Check out our list of last year’s blog posts—on secondhand marijuana smoke, e-cigarettes, opioids, and more—and see what you may have missed. Read More »

0 Comments
DNA molecule in a test tube.

“Personalized Medicine” for Drug Problems?

December 18, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Could gene research help treat drug problems—or even prevent them from happening in the first place? Read More »

0 Comments
brain receptor

Tech-wise: Discovering Medications by Computer

December 11, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Technology is helping scientists find new ways to safely treat health problems.  Read More »

3 Comments
screencap

Babies Born to Women Addicted to Opioids

December 04, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

These babies may experience difficult withdrawal symptoms.  Read More »

5 Comments

Pages