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Say What? "Naloxone"

March 18, 2019 - 07:24
Scientists and health professionals are working toward solutions that save lives from the opioid crisis. One of those solutions is naloxone.  Read More »

You’re Programming Your Brain—Right Now!

March 11, 2019 - 06:03
Your brain keeps developing until you’re about 25 years old. Fortunately, your brain is influenced by things you can control, including your health choices. Read More »

Choices Matter—At Any Age

March 4, 2019 - 07:18
When it comes to drugs and alcohol, the choices you make as a young adult will be just as important as the ones you make in your teen years.  Read More »

Educating Peers, Reducing Stigma: A “4-H Healthy Living Ambassador” Shares His Story

February 25, 2019 - 06:15
West Virginian Nate Plumley uses his family’s first-hand experience with opioid misuse to help others. Read More »

Myth or Fact? "Spice Is Like Marijuana"

February 19, 2019 - 06:03
Spice might look like marijuana, but that’s where the similarities end.  Read More »

Young Women in Science

February 11, 2019 - 04:22
These young women are helping inspire other women and girls to join the field of science.  Read More »

Why Is Nicotine So Addictive?

February 4, 2019 - 06:45
Tobacco use kills about 1,300 people every day. What makes nicotine—a main ingredient in tobacco—so addictive? Read More »

What Is Drugged Driving?

January 28, 2019 - 06:06
Many people know that it isn’t safe to drive after drinking alcohol. It’s also unsafe to drive after using illicit drugs or after misusing prescription drugs. Read More »

NIDA Director Kicks Off NDAFW and Chat Day

January 22, 2019 - 06:46
More than 50 scientists chat live with teens across the country on National Drugs & Alcohol Chat Day. Read More »

Good Tunes, Smart Choices: “Teens Make Music Contest” Winners To Be Announced

January 14, 2019 - 07:07
Teens are using the power of music to reflect on the consequences of drug use. Listen and learn more.  Read More »

The Year in Drug News: 2018 Blog Roundup

January 7, 2019 - 08:13
Check out this list of blog posts from the past year, complete with facts, tips, and even a few quizzes to test your knowledge.  Read More »

Survey Results Sending Smoke Signals That Teens Are Vaping at Increasing Rates

December 17, 2018 - 08:18
In this year's 2018 Monitoring the Future survey, teens reported a dramatic increase in using vaping devices, in just a single year. Read More »

Addiction and the Importance of Social Connections

December 10, 2018 - 06:59
Scientists are discovering that connecting with other people might create a positive effect for people who have problems with drugs.  Read More »

Ask a Scientist: National Drugs & Alcohol Chat Day

December 3, 2018 - 06:52
One day every year, scientists answer teens' questions about drugs, alcohol, addiction, and the brain. Read More »

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