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Love and Drugs and Violence

The NIDA Blog Team
February 16, 2016

There is a connection between people in abusive dating relationships and drugs and alcohol. Read More »

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A picture of a hookah pipe and text that says, “Just because it’s social doesn’t mean it’s safe. You can quit. Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW.” CDC logo. CDC.gov/quit.

Hookah Isn’t Harmless

The NIDA Blog Team
February 09, 2016

Think smoking hookah is safe? Or at least safer than cigarettes? Think again. Read More »

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A person using a syringe to inject a substance into a football.

How Does Pro Football Tackle Players’ Drug Use?

The NIDA Blog Team
February 01, 2016

Behind the scenes at the Super Bowl, a different competition is going on: the National Football League (NFL) vs. drug use. Read More »

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A picture of Jacob P. Waletzky.

A Personal Story of Sorrow and Hope: The Jacob P. Waletzky Award

Jeremy Waletzky, M.D.
January 27, 2016

If there had been a treatment that worked, Jacob would have used it. He’d had several treatments that helped some—but he was still dead. Read More »

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A woman and man talking on the CW's show The 100.

Addiction in Fiction: Lincoln Faces Addiction in CW’s TV Show The 100

The NIDA Blog Team
January 20, 2016

Fictional characters are sometimes depicted dealing with issues of drug use and addiction. How accurate are their experiences? Read More »

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