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The Science of Risky Teen Behavior

October 16, 2017 - 07:27
Teens are more likely to take risks than any other age group. One young scientist wants to find out why.  Read More »

Disasters and Drug Problems: Where To Find Help

October 10, 2017 - 07:05
Many people face intense stress after a natural disaster, and there are resources available to help with this.  Read More »

Ashamed About a Drug Problem? Don’t Be.

October 2, 2017 - 07:54
A problem with drug or alcohol use is something to get help for, not something to be ashamed about.  Read More »

“Getting High” Is Really About Not Feeling Low

September 25, 2017 - 12:58
People who use a drug over and over may be trying to escape the bad feelings that the drug caused in the first place. Read More »

Teens Get It: Marijuana and Tobacco Are Hazardous to Your Health

September 18, 2017 - 12:37
More teens are getting the message that marijuana and tobacco are harmful. Read More »

“Borrowing” Drugs Is Risky Business

September 11, 2017 - 06:56
Using someone else's prescription medication can be very unsafe. Read More »

What’s It Like Being a Young Scientist?

August 28, 2017 - 07:50
One of our 2017 Addiction Science Award Winners shares her advice for teens thinking about a science career.   Read More »

Say What? "Scientific Method"

August 18, 2017 - 07:27
The process that scientists use to conduct experiments is constantly revealing more about how drug use affects the mind and body.  Read More »

Resisting Peer Pressure

August 14, 2017 - 12:08
With practice and a few tips, you can resist the pressure to try drugs or alcohol.  Read More »

Be Prepared for an Emergency

August 7, 2017 - 08:24
Keep these helpful, life-saving tips in mind in case you need them.  Read More »

Non-Addictive Drugs: Are They Always Safe?

July 31, 2017 - 08:49
Addictive or not, all drugs come with risks and should be used with care.  Read More »

The United, Healthy States of America

July 24, 2017 - 09:43
More American teens make smart choices about drug use and health.  Read More »

Tech-Wise: A “Wearable” That Measures Alcohol Intake

July 10, 2017 - 08:38
This wearable device helps someone know if it’s safe to drive after drinking. Read More »

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