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Say What? “Overdose”

April 23, 2018 - 08:55
A drug overdose doesn’t always result in death, but every overdose should be taken seriously.  Read More »

E-Cigarettes: Inhaling More Than You Bargained For

April 16, 2018 - 06:51
Teens who vape are inhaling at least five poisonous chemical compounds.  Read More »

A Look Inside the Teen Brain: ABCD Study Update

April 9, 2018 - 06:23
Thousands of young people across the country are helping scientists unlock mysteries of the developing teen brain. Read More »

How Do Drugs Get Into a Person’s Hair?

April 2, 2018 - 06:30
Drugs travel through the bloodstream to every part of the human body, including the hair.  Read More »

You Said It: "My Parents Do Not Understand My Stress"

March 26, 2018 - 06:54
When it seems like no one understands your stress, it can help to talk about it with an adult you trust.  Read More »

Frances Bean Cobain and the Genetics of Addiction

March 19, 2018 - 07:02
Teens who think they might be at greater risk for addiction can be careful about the choices they make. Read More »

Say What? “Placebo”

March 12, 2018 - 09:20
Placebos are used in scientific studies to test how well a drug works.  Read More »

How Do Drugs Change Your Brain? Test Your Knowledge

March 5, 2018 - 07:22
Take our quiz to learn how drugs can affect your brain. Read More »

Let’s Shatter the Myths About Drugs

February 26, 2018 - 07:26
Make choices about your health based on facts, not myths.  Read More »

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

February 20, 2018 - 06:53
The words we use matter when we speak and think about people who have a substance use disorder. Read More »

Out of Control: Opioids and the Brain

February 12, 2018 - 06:50
The longer someone misuses opioids, the harder it is to quit.  Read More »

Say What? "Habituation"

February 5, 2018 - 06:17
The process of habituation can lead to teens taking more and more risks, some of which can be harmful. Read More »

Teens’ Drug Use Is Lower Than Ever (Mostly)

January 8, 2018 - 10:05
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 »

The Year in Drug News: 2017 Blog Roundup

January 3, 2018 - 14:17
Check out our list of last year’s blog posts—on secondhand marijuana smoke, e-cigarettes, opioids, and more—and see what you may have missed. Read More »

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