November 2007

Bubblemonkey Tells You the Truth

by admin on November 28, 2021

Now, here’s a site that features drugs as it is. No pretense. No secrets. Just bare truth about what you need to know about drugs. And if it is anonymity teens are concerned with, Bubblemonkey also gives it to teens. [...]

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In 1975, shortly after NIDA was established, NIDA’s first Monitoring the Future study (MTF) began to collect data on drug use among the Nation’s high school seniors. In 1991, 8th- and 10th-grade students were added to the annual study to [...]

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Know Thy Drugs: Vicodin

by admin on November 28, 2021

  Vicodin, in simple terms, is a painkiller with the print ‘Vicodin’, ‘Vicodin ES’, or ‘Vicodin HP’ on one side of the tablet. Vicodin has similar characteristics with many other drugs in terms of chemistry and form. Anexsia, Anolor DH5, [...]

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Teens, the Internet and Illicit Drugs

by admin on November 27, 2021

  While the common, media-driven image of a drug pusher is of a threatening man standing on a darkened street corner, thousands of drug peddlers sell from the relative comfort of their living rooms or home office computers. The Internet [...]

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Who Helps Those Who Help Themselves?

by admin on November 27, 2021

Here are the list of government and nongovernment organization who are ready to lend a helping hand for those who want to help themselves. Check them out. National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism [...]

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Questions To Ask Yourself About Your Teen

by admin on November 27, 2021

Worried about teen drug abuse? Here are some checking questions you might want to ask yourself about your teen.   Is there a change in your kid’s school performance, such as falling grades, reports of skipping school and tardiness? Is [...]

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Teen Drug Use Dips, But Drinking Persists

by admin on November 27, 2021

In Washington, drug use among teens has dipped nationwide. However, one pressing issue still remains: underage drinking. According to a study released April 2006, California and Wisconsin teens are still plunging to the beer and wine bottles. The report by [...]

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Learn more about the particular ways that substance use threatens the still-developing adolescent brain. by Thomas J. Crowley, M.D. and Elizabeth Whitmore, Ph.D. 1. The brain’s “front end,” the part above the eyes, exists to slow us down or stop [...]

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Understanding Addiction

by admin on November 27, 2021

Addiction has been the topic of many unanswered questions. And it is about time people get answers. What is Addiction? When teens lose their ability to control their ‘need’ for alcohol and other drugs, it is called addiction. Addiction is [...]

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What Is Nida?

by admin on November 27, 2021

  NIDA’s mission is to bring the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction. NIDA supports most of the world’s research on the health aspects of drug abuse and addiction. The NIDA website includes a vast array [...]

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