The Year in Drug News: 2017 Blog Roundup

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Drugs can affect your body, your mind, and your future in all kinds of ways. The more you know about those effects, the better prepared you’ll be to make smart choices about your health.

In 2017, we covered everything from the latest on secondhand marijuana smoke, to what increases the risk of having a drug problem, to recent discoveries about e-cigarettes and opioids, and a lot more.

All the topics from last year are linked below. Check them out and catch up on what you may have missed!

Brain Science

Drug Facts for Teens

Guest Blogger

Healthy Minds and Bodies


NIDA News and Events for Teens

Prescription Drug Abuse

Stigma of Addiction

Tell Us What You Think

Word of the Day

Find Help Near You

Use the SAMHSA Treatment Locator to find substance use or other mental health services in your area. If you are in an emergency situation, this toll-free, 24-hour hotline can help you get through this difficult time: call 1-800-273-TALK, or visit the Suicide Prevention Lifeline. We also have step by step guides on what to do to help yourself, a friend or a family member.

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