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Betty Ford

Betty Ford: Shining a Light on Addiction

August 10, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

You might have heard the news that former first lady Betty Ford recently died at the age of 93. Many of you reading this might never have heard of Betty Ford; after all, she became First Lady way back in 1974. Read More »

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Which Path Would You Choose?

August 03, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

Have you ever wondered what it might be like to see your life in the future? Have you ever wondered what MIGHT have happened if you’d just done something differently? Now’s your chance! Read More »

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Highlights From the SADD National Conference

July 27, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

This past June, NIDA attended the Students Against Destructive Decisions’ (SADD) national conference in Chicago to give our partner a sneak peek of the new PEERx materials, which aim to raise awareness in young people about the dangers of prescription drug abuse Read More »

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Science fair winner.

Leads for Treating Methamphetamine Addiction

July 20, 2011  /  Yamini Naidu, Addiction Science Award Winner

My name is Yamini Naidu and I am a sophomore at Valley Catholic High School in Beaverton, Oregon. I have been working on a science project about Methamphetamine (METH) addiction for the past two years, beginning in the summer of 2009. Read More »

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Dr. Nora Volkow, Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse

Meet Dr. Nora Volkow, Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse

July 13, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

First, a quiz. What doesn’t belong in this list? a) World History b) Running c) Dark Chocolate d) Brain Science Read More »

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