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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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Teens Get It: Marijuana and Tobacco Are Hazardous to Your Health

September 18, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Teens' use of marijuana, and of tobacco, continues to decline. Read More »

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“Borrowing” Drugs Is Risky Business

September 11, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Using someone else's prescription medication can be dangerous. Read More »

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What’s It Like Being a Young Scientist?

August 28, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

One of our 2017 Addiction Science Award Winners shares her advice for teens thinking about a science career.   Read More »

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