Teens

Drugs & Health Blog

Prescription drugs on television

Prescription Drugs on TV

October 18, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

You’ve probably seen television commercials advertising prescription drugs for any number of things—from fibromyalgia (fi-bro-my-al-ja) to depression. Read More »

10 Comments
Teen thinking about smart choices

Shout Out for Making Smart Choices

October 14, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

Teens have so many choices to make: what classes and afterschool activities to sign up for, which music or videos to download, where to go to hang out with friends. And that’s not all of them! Read More »

0 Comments
Girl refusing a cigarette from another girl

Smoking Stinks!

October 12, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

You probably know that smoking is NOT cool—and that it’s really dangerous, too. Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States, and kills nearly a half a million people each year. Read More »

20 Comments
Teens running

Don't Stress about Stress

October 06, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

Everyone has stress in their lives, whether it’s from school, family, friends, or work. Everyone deals with stress differently. Some deal with it in healthy ways, while others turn to drugs, choosing not to confront their issues head on. Read More »

12 Comments

Behind the Curtain of the Addiction Performance Project

October 04, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

Poet and playwright T.S. Eliot said, “A play should give you something to think about.” That’s exactly what happens with a new NIDA project—called the Addiction Performance Project. Read More »

5 Comments

Pages