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Get the inside information on how different drugs can affect the brain and the body and what you can do to get involved.
For more resources, see the NIDA for Teens Web site.
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- PEERx: Rx Facts - We're busting the myths and misconceptions about prescription drug abuse.
- NIDA for Teens: Facts on Drugs - Get the real facts about how different drugs affect your brain and body.
- Easy-to-Read Drug Facts - talks about drug abuse, addiction, and treatment, with videos. The site can read each page out loud.
- HEADS UP: Real News About Drugs and Your Body - Articles, games, downloads, videos, and more. Past compilations and posters are also available.
- Marijuana: Facts for Teens - Think marijuana isn't a big deal? Learn all about it and its potentially harmful effects. (En Español)
- NIDA DrugFacts: High School and Youth Trends - Survey says? The latest numbers are in about high school and youth drug abuse and addiction. (En Español)
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- The Sara Bellum Blog - Follow Sara Bellum as she explores the cool things scientists are doing to learn more about drugs and addiction.
- PEERx Downloads - From posters to buddy icons to iron-ons and more, these free downloads, you will be outfitted with tools that can help get the word out about the dangers of will help you spread the word about staying drug-free.
- Drug Facts Chat Day - Have a question? NIDA scientiests have answers. Join Drug Facts Chat Day and find out what you want to know about drugs and drug abuse in real-time.
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