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Three girls celebrating a happy new year

Happy New Year!

December 31, 2009  /  Sara Bellum

Since we’re at the end of December, it’s almost time for New Year’s Resolutions. Most of those are really hard to keep, right? (like commitments to exercise more or get straight A’s). Read More »

NIDA Town Hall Meeting Summary

NIDA's Virtual Town Hall

December 17, 2009  /  Sara Bellum

NIDA’s first-ever Virtual Town Hall on Prevention is now online! What’s a Virtual Town Hall? Read More »

Student group picture; Image Courtesy of David McKay

NIDA News: Back to the Future?

December 14, 2009  /  Dr. Nora Volkow, Director of NIDA

It's that time of year again-time to announce the results of NIDA's annual Monitoring the Future survey. For the 34th year, researchers went into classrooms all over the country and asked young people to fill out surveys about their drug use. Read More »

The Facing AIDS Campaign

NIDA is Facing AIDS for World AIDS Day 2009

December 01, 2009  /  Sara Bellum

NIDA faces AIDS by continuing to explore the link between HIV/AIDS and drug abuse. Here are some facts we shared in a recent post that bear repeating on World AIDS Day. Read More »

NIDA Director, Dr. Nora Volkow, participates in CHAT DAY ’09; Image Courtesy of Chris Phillips, ICF Macro

NIDA's Chat Day, More Questions on Marijuana

November 17, 2009  /  Sara Bellum

NIDA's annual DRUG FACTS CHAT DAY, held November 10, was a huge success. The computer-filled room where it happened vibrated with excitement, as more than 40 NIDA scientists eagerly tried to answer as many questions as they could. And questions they got. Read More »