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You Said It: “I Have Tried To Help a Friend Stop Using Drugs”

August 20, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

It’s natural to want to help a friend. Just remember what’s in your control, and what isn’t. Read More »

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Science vs. the Opioid Crisis: The HEAL Initiative

August 13, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Misuse of opioids is a major problem. A massive new scientific program is helping to solve it.  Read More »

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Resisting Peer Pressure: Tips From a SADD Student Leader

August 06, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

You can resist peer pressure with a few key strategies and help from friends and family. Read More »

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Did Big Tobacco Lie to Teens?

July 30, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

The major tobacco companies knew for years that smoking was dangerous to a person’s health—and they still told the public that smoking was safe. Read More »

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Danger: Marijuana Use During Pregnancy

July 23, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Marijuana use during pregnancy is on the rise. Using marijuana while pregnant is unsafe for an unborn baby. Read More »

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