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Is There a Connection Between Missing Sleep and Using Drugs?

15 hours 4 min ago
You know it’s important to get enough sleep. But you might be surprised to learn exactly how important it is. Read More »

Myth or Fact? “Marijuana Is Stronger These Days”

May 18, 2020 - 04:07
Of the more than 500 chemicals in marijuana, THC is the main one that causes a person to feel high. And THC levels in marijuana have been increasing. Read More »

Meet Molly: The Truth About MDMA (Ecstasy or “E”)

May 11, 2020 - 05:14
You never know what you’re getting with Molly, but it probably won’t be good. Read More »

Easy-to-Use Resources for Learning About Drugs and Addiction

May 4, 2020 - 04:56
Check out free resources you can use while staying at home or as part of a virtual class.  Read More »

COVID-19 and Drug Use: What’s the Connection?

April 27, 2020 - 05:01
It's important to be smart about your health. Take care of your lungs: Avoid smoking or vaping any substance. Read More »

“Safe Station”: A Fire Chief’s Compassionate Response to the Opioid Crisis

April 20, 2020 - 06:35
A fire chief in New Hampshire is helping people who misuse opioids. His example is inspiring fire departments around the country to do the same. Read More »

Does Your Family Know the Risks of Misusing Opioids?

April 13, 2020 - 05:50
Misusing opioids can have serious health consequences. Read More »

The Latest on Vaping-Related Illness and Deaths

April 6, 2020 - 06:02
If a person heats vitamin E acetate and inhales it (breathes it in), it may damage their lungs.  Read More »

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® Celebrates Its 10th Year

March 30, 2020 - 05:44
National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® goes virtual! NIDA Director Dr. Nora Volkow celebrates 10 years of #NDAFW and shares how you can get involved online. Read More »

Marijuana Withdrawal Is Real

March 23, 2020 - 04:21
Marijuana withdrawal can lead to symptoms like depression, anxiety, irritability, trouble sleeping, and more. Read More »

What Triggers a Relapse? “Cues” Give Clues

March 16, 2020 - 05:43
By learning more about how drug cues work, scientists might gain insights into how to prevent relapses and help people stay in recovery. Read More »

Can Too Much “Screen Time” Change Your Brain?

March 9, 2020 - 06:29
Scientists are reviewing brain scans from ABCD Study participants to see how developing brains change over time. Screen time is just one of the things scientists are exploring. Read More »

Methamphetamine (Meth): Just the Facts

March 2, 2020 - 06:00
Methamphetamine (meth) is a stimulant drug that can cause more serious problems than just "meth mouth".  Read More »

A Day in the Life of a Chat Day Question

February 24, 2020 - 04:15
One day a year, scientists answer thousands of questions—live—from teens around the world for National Drugs and Alcohol Chat Day.  Read More »

Opioid Withdrawal in Babies Is Increasing

February 18, 2020 - 07:21
Approximately every 15 minutes, a baby is born suffering from opioid withdrawal. Read More »

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