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Alcohol is out

Sara's Stats: Alcohol is Out!

May 17, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

We know you’ve heard how dangerous drinking alcohol is, especially if you’re underage. You might even hear from those who pressure you at parties and out-of-school gatherings that “everyone’s doing it.” But the truth is, not everyone’s doing it—take it from the scientists who know. Read More »

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Road to Recovery

In Recovery—Steps to Overcoming Addiction

May 13, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

Most people know that addiction, can be overcome with treatment. But like many other diseases, it is often a winding road to get there. So, what are the steps to a healthier, drug-free life? Read More »

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Teens Hanging Out

Real Life: Teens like You

May 10, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

Ever wonder how teens in other schools or parts of the country feel about drug abuse? Two teens recently told SBB about their real-life experiences with drugs and high school: Mila, 16 Read More »

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Let’s Talk: Video Posts

May 06, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

Every now and then, we like to feature NIDA videos about drug abuse and addiction here on this blog—like Get Back in the Game—Use Painkillers Safely; Dr. Read More »

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A man sitting outside playing the guitar.

Science for Starters: How Drugs Hijack the Brain

May 04, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

Joe Frascella is Director of the Division of Clinical Neuroscience and Behavioral Research at the National Institute on Drug Abuse, a part of the National Institutes of Health. He’s also an artist and musician. Read More »

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