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Choose Your Path - BFF or the Ex?

Decide what Karla should do when she is offered Xanax or Vicodin to help her calm down.

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Choose Your Path - The Big Test

Help this teen decide whether to take his sister’s Adderall to help prepare for a test.

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Learn what happens with addiction and why it’s so hard to quit.

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Knowing how the brain functions helps us understand what happens during drug use.

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The model helps us understand why not everyone who abuses drugs becomes addicted.

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Addiction changes the signals in your brain and makes it hard to feel OK without the drug.

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Drugs activate the brain’s limbic system, which control’s our ability to feel pleasure.

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Cocaine use causes a response from the brain’s reward system.

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Methamphetamine use causes a response from the brain’s reward system.

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Marijuana use causes a response from the brain’s reward system.

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Steroid abuse can cause harm and have serious consequences.

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El doctor Ruben Baler un científico del NIDA habla acerca del peligro y los efectos del abuso de los esteroides.

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The facts and dangers of prescription drug abuse are explored.

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Addiction and compulsive drug use can be serious consequences of prescription drug abuse.

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Addiction, compulsive drug use, and prescription drug abuse are explored in detail.

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NIDA scientists play softball with young friends and talk about the safe use of prescription painkillers.

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Dr. Volkow talks to parents in Harlem about how to talk to kids and recognize signs of drug use.

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The annual survey measures teen drug, alcohol, and tobacco use and attitudes.

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Dr. Volkow discusses the 2015 survey results on teen drug use and attitudes.

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The health effects and dangers of smoking and nicotine are explored.

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Dr. Volkow discusses the 2015 survey results on tobacco and e-cigarette use among teens.

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NIDA’s scientist discusses what bath salts are and how they can affect us.

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NIDA’s Dr. Carl Lupica explains what happens to brain neurons when someone uses drugs.

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NIDA interviews a book author about her research on addiction behavior and social media.

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NIDA researchers use brain imaging as part of their research on drug use and addiction.

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NIDA scientists create molecular tools used to research drug abuse.

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NIDA’s inspiring Dr. Ruben Baler shares his story of diversity and research.

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Eye tracking offers clues in drugged driving research at the National Advanced Driving Simulator.

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Teens learn the important connection between HIV and drug use. 

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An HIV-positive teen recounts her night of drugs, alcohol, and risky sexual behavior.