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Helping Children of Addicted Parents Find Help

February 16, 2012  /  Sara Bellum

A child looks to his parents or caregivers for total support—from birth to adulthood. But what happens to a child when the parents are addicted to drugs or alcohol? Read More »

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Teen Dating Violence—Help Prevent It

February 14, 2012  /  Sara Bellum

Did you know that alcohol and drugs play a major role in increasing violence toward a partner in a relationship? February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, designed to raise awareness about this and related issues. Read More »

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Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington Members Shatter the Myths About Drug Abuse

February 09, 2012  /  Sara Bellum

NIDA scientists aren’t the only people on a mission to shatter the myths about drug abuse among youth. Read More »

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The Buzz on Caffeine

February 07, 2012  /  Sara Bellum

Note: This post has been updated here. Read More »

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No More Smoking: A "Quit" Coach Is Just a Text Message Away

February 02, 2012  /  Sara Bellum

For anyone who resolves to stop smoking, help is as close as your cell phone. Read More »

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