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Be a Leader in Your School or Community Center

December 06, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

As good as they are, it’s gotta get old, all these messages about “don’t do drugs” and live a healthy lifestyle, so NIDA has decided to take a fresh approach to allow teens to work directly with their peers and friends to plan community events around prescription drug abuse. Read More »

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Bridge Painted for National Drug Facts Week

Teens Help Shatter the Myths About Drugs

December 01, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

In communities across the country, students, teachers, and parents joined forces in NIDA’s second annual National Drug Facts Week from October 31 to November 6, 2011. Read More »

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National Drug Facts Week and Grammy Foundation Logos

GRAMMY Contest: Teens Sing Stories of Addiction

November 29, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

Three teens used music to turn the destruction of drug abuse and addiction into music and hope. Read More »

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Let's Talk: Do You Blog?

November 22, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

Blogging is a great way to express yourself. With technology platforms that are free and easy to use, it’s never been easier to start a blog. Read More »

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Teen boys talking

Let's Talk: How Do You Avoid Peer Pressure?

November 17, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

Peer pressure comes in many different forms. You might feel it in group situations, or you might have friends who try to get you to do things that make you uneasy, like smoke cigarettes, steal your parents' prescription medications, cheat on a test, or skip school. Read More »

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