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Mixing prescription and over-the-counter medicines with other medicines or substances—intentionally or by accident—can have dangerous effects.  Read More »
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These 2019 Addiction Science Award winners developed a tamper-resistant opioid, explored the gene/addiction connection, and identified risky teen behaviors.  Read More »
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E-cigarettes and tobacco products contain an addictive drug called nicotine, which makes it very hard to stop using them. Read More »
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Addiction is a brain disease. It’s not a choice, and it’s not a weakness. Drugs can change how the brain works, and those changes can last for a long time.  Read More »
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During National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week, communities and schools across the United States and around the world hold events to help teens shatter the myths about drugs and alcohol. Read More »
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Opioid use disorder is a complex problem. Emergency room doctors can save the life of someone with OUD by reversing an opioid overdose and addressing the longer-term problem of addiction.   Read More »
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If you know someone who wants to quit smoking, you can help by listening without judgment and sharing some of these facts with your friend. Read More »
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Your brain releases a neurotransmitter called dopamine as a response to things that are pleasurable. Read More »
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The teen brain continues to develop until age 25. Using marijuana regularly before then can have negative and long-lasting effects. Read More »
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Strong, healthy relationships are important for a happy life. How can you tell if a relationship is positive for you?  Read More »

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