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Are Some Babies Born Addicted?

September 24, 2018 - 07:33
Babies born to mothers who have problems with drugs can be born with an uncomfortable condition called neonatal abstinence syndrome, or NAS. Read More »

Talking With Your Parents About Drugs

September 17, 2018 - 06:17
You don’t have to wait for an adult to start a discussion about drugs. Speak up and speak out! Read More »

Sculpting Your Brain: The Science of Addiction

September 10, 2018 - 06:50
Using drugs can affect brain development and using them earlier in life can lead to a higher chance of developing a problem with drugs.  Read More »

Opioids: Just the Facts

August 27, 2018 - 06:57
What are the risks of misusing opioids? Learn the answer and more about opioids in NIDA’s new guide “Opioid Facts for Teens.” Read More »

You Said It: “I Have Tried To Help a Friend Stop Using Drugs”

August 20, 2018 - 09:20
It’s natural to want to help a friend. Just remember what’s in your control, and what isn’t. Read More »

Science vs. the Opioid Crisis: The HEAL Initiative

August 13, 2018 - 09:15
Misuse of opioids is a major problem. A massive new scientific program is helping to solve it.  Read More »

Resisting Peer Pressure: Tips From a SADD Student Leader

August 6, 2018 - 07:40
You can resist peer pressure with a few key strategies and help from friends and family. Read More »

Did Big Tobacco Lie to Teens?

July 30, 2018 - 06:32
Major tobacco companies hid important information from the public that resulted in millions of deaths and much suffering from heart disease and cancer.  Read More »

Danger: Marijuana Use During Pregnancy

July 23, 2018 - 08:05
Marijuana use during pregnancy is on the rise. Using marijuana while pregnant is unsafe for an unborn baby. Read More »

How Safe Is “Social Smoking”? Test Your Knowledge

July 16, 2018 - 07:04
You know about the health problems from smoking cigarettes. But what about just smoking a cigarette every now and then? Read More »

Say What? “Relapse”

July 9, 2018 - 06:31
A person who's trying to stop using drugs can sometimes start using them again. Fortunately, treatment can help to lower the chance of this happening. Read More »

Marijuana Edibles Are Not Candy

July 2, 2018 - 07:13
No matter the packaging or advertising, marijuana edibles are not candy, and are not legal for anyone under 21.  Read More »

Identifying Unreported Overdose Suicides: Top Addiction Science Award Winner 2018

June 25, 2018 - 13:24
The Addiction Science Awards honor remarkable teen scientists and their work to advance the science of addiction. Read More »

How Dangerous Are Synthetic Drugs? Test Your Knowledge

June 18, 2018 - 06:30
Most drugs (even the ones that help people) are made in labs, not in nature. Take this quiz to learn more.  Read More »

Energy Drinks and Drug Use: A Surprising Connection

June 11, 2018 - 09:03
College students who regularly consume energy drinks could be at increased risk for drug problems.  Read More »

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