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“16 and Recovering”: Where Are They Now? Messages of Hope For Those Looking To Begin Their Own...
by The NIDA Blog Team on June 3, 2021 at 3:21 pm
The recovery journeys of students at the Northshore Recovery High School in Massachusetts were documented in the MTV reality docuseries, “16 and Recovering.” After the docuseries aired, MTV caught up with the […]
What Are the Signs of Having a Problem With Drugs?
by The NIDA Blog Team on January 4, 2021 at 2:00 pm
One important sign of addiction is that a person continues to use drugs even though it’s harming their life. Read More »
Why Does NIDA Study Addiction in Teens?
by The NIDA Blog Team on December 14, 2020 at 2:31 pm
Because the teen brain is still developing, it’s more vulnerable than the adult brain to changes caused by drug use. Read More »
“16 and Recovering”: How One School Supports Students On Their Road to Recovery
by The NIDA Blog Team on November 30, 2020 at 2:19 pm
There are high schools are designed for students who are recovering from substance use disorders. Learn about one of them. Read More »
What's the Connection Between Art and Brain Development?
by The NIDA Blog Team on November 16, 2020 at 2:11 pm
Researchers with the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development Study are studying the teen brain to learn more about how it grows and functions—including the connection between creating art and brain development. […]
Did Coca-Cola Ever Contain Cocaine?
by The NIDA Blog Team on November 9, 2020 at 1:04 pm
When Coca-Cola was invented, cocaine was legal and a common ingredient in medicines. Read More »
Living With an Adult Who Has a Substance Use Problem
by The NIDA Blog Team on September 28, 2020 at 12:45 pm
Living with a person who has a substance use disorder can be especially difficult for young people. Read More »
Miss America 2020 Talks With NIDA’s Director About Using Prescription Opioids Safely
by The NIDA Blog Team on September 14, 2020 at 1:04 pm
Miss America 2020 Camille Schrier wants to help educate others about the importance of using medications safely. Read More »
Virtual Tools for Staying Healthy
by The NIDA Blog Team on August 24, 2020 at 1:11 pm
Free apps for smartphones might help someone manage stress, quit smoking and vaping, and find support. Read More »
Teens Ask: “Is There a Cure for Addiction?”
by The NIDA Blog Team on August 10, 2020 at 4:54 am
There may not be a cure for addiction, but treatment can help. Read More »
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