Marzo del 2011
Reports 2010 rates of marijuana use among 8th, 10th, and 12th grade students, noting that daily use increased by more than 10 percent in all three grades since the 2009 survey. Also reports a rise in ecstasy use.
diciembre del 2010 Discusses rates of substance use or abuse among mothers with at-home children and the factors that may contribute to the abuse.
diciembre del 2010
Reports on 2009 data indicating a rise in drug abuse in the United States and the factors that may have contributed to this increase.
octubre del 2010
Discusses 2009 prevalence rates of cigarette, alcohol, prescription drug, and illicit drug use among adolescents and discusses trends in use over time.
abril del 2010 Reports teen drug abuse based on 2006-2007 data from a national survey on drug use and health and compares differences by gender.
abril del 2010 Highlights new video clips on NIDA's Web site for teens that explore the dangers of drug abuse and that address questions from youth and their parents on the topic.
octubre del 2009
Highlights trends from a 2008 survey of teenage substance abuse, cigarette smoking and alcohol use and discusses the implications of these changing data.
septiembre del 2008
Describes research to develop new compounds that match or exceed the pain relief provided by opioids while avoiding their shortcomings.
junio del 2008
Reports on scientists who pinpointed the biochemical trigger from morphine that sets off a chain reaction that inhibits an immune cell that is key in fighting viruses and cancer.
Marzo del 2008
Reports on the prevalence of substance abuse among youth based on 2007 data from a national survey of behaviors, attitudes, and values.