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Drug Abuse Prevention Blog Posts

Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino

Former “Jersey Shore” Star in Recovery From Painkiller Addiction

November 21, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino recently opened up about his recovery from painkiller addiction. Read More »

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Teen talking to friend about drug abuse.

Real Teens Ask: How Can I Help?

November 05, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

During NIDA’s 2013 Drug Facts Chat Day, several teens shared touching stories about friends who are struggling with drug abuse and asked how they can Read More »

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Silhouette of a man drinking alcohol

My Addicted Father

October 31, 2013  /  Anonymous

October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month. We asked teens to tell us who inspires them to stay away from illicit drugs. Here’s what one teen said.  You probably haven't met my mother. Or any of my teachers. Or the friends I surround myself with. Read More »

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young woman singing about drug abuse prevention

Write a Song To Promote Healthy Decisions

October 29, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

Recently, NIDA met with its Teen Advisory Group—a group of diverse teens from around the country—to talk about pop culture, celebrities, and drugs. Read More »

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Wahib Farooqui talks about mentors who help him be drug-free

Unexpected Mentors

October 28, 2013  /  Wahib Farooqui

October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month. We asked teens to tell us who inspires them to stay away from illicit drugs. Here’s what one teen said.  Read More »

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