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Let’s Shatter the Myths About Drugs

February 26, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Make choices about your health based on facts, not myths.  Read More »

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Words Matter: Why Don’t We Say “Addict”?

February 20, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

When you speak about people who have a substance use disorder, the words you use matter. Read More »

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Out of Control: Opioids and the Brain

February 12, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

The longer someone misuses opioids, the harder it is to quit.  Read More »

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Say What? "Habituation"

February 05, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

The process of habituation can lead to teens taking more and more risks, some of which can be harmful. Read More »

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Teens’ Drug Use Is Lower Than Ever (Mostly)

January 08, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Teens are using alcohol, opioids, and cigarettes less frequently than they used to. But they don't always know about the risks involved in using e-cigarettes, marijuana, and inhalants.  Read More »

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