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The following audio clips highlight research efforts at the National Institute on Drug Abuse and include interviews with prominent NIDA scientists.

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  • Monitoring the Future: Teleconference 2014

    December 18, 2014 – Dr. Nora Volkow, NIDA Director, discusses the results of the 2014 Monitoring the Future survey during a teleconference on December 16, 2014. Monitoring the Future tracks annual drug abuse trends of 8th, 10th, and 12th-grade students, including attitudes and perceived risk of specific drugs of abuse. Dr. Volkow is joined by Mary Lou Leary, Deputy Director for State Local and Travel Affairs, at the Office of National Drug Control Policy, and Lloyd D. Johnston, Ph.D., Principal Investigator, and Richard A. Miech, Ph.D., Research Professor, both from the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan.

    Length: 33:01 minutes | View Transcript

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  • Monitoring the Future: Teleconference 2013

    December 26, 2013 – Dr. Nora Volkow, NIDA Director, discusses the results of the 2013 Monitoring the Future survey during a teleconference on December 18, 2013. Monitoring the Future tracks annual drug abuse trends of 8th, 10th, and 12th-grade students, including attitudes and perceived risk of specific drugs of abuse. Dr. Volkow is joined by R. Gil Kerlikowske, Director, Office of National Drug Control Policy, and Lloyd D. Johnston, Ph.D., Principal Investigator, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan.

    Length: 49:12 minutes | View Transcript

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  • Jack & Jill (Keep Your Body Healthy) Radio Spot - Female Announcer

    May 15, 2013 – Helps adolescents and other young adults understand the connection between drug abuse and contracting HIV/AIDS harmful risks of engaging in risky sexual activities.

    Length: 0:32 minutes | View Transcript

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  • Jack & Jill (Keep Your Body Healthy) Radio Spot - Male Announcer

    May 15, 2013 – Helps adolescents and other young adults understand the connection between drug abuse and contracting HIV/AIDS harmful risks of engaging in risky sexual activities.

    Length: 0:32 minutes | View Transcript

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  • Jack & Jill (Keep Your Body Healthy) Radio Spot - Spanish

    May 15, 2013 – Helps adolescents and other young adults understand the connection between drug abuse and contracting HIV/AIDS harmful risks of engaging in risky sexual activities.

    Length: 0:30 minutes | View Transcript

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  • Regular marijuana use by teens continues to be a concern

    March 29, 2013 – NIH Research Radio - In this episode: how regular marijuana use by teens continues to be a concern, plus a news summary.

    Length: 8:19 minutes | View Transcript

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  • Training to help healthcare providers properly prescribe painkillers

    January 25, 2013 – NIH Radio

    Length: 16:55 minutes | View Transcript

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  • The drug-free kids tool

    January 08, 2013 – HHS HealthBeat

    Length: 0:59 minutes | View Transcript

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  • Teens and marijuana

    January 03, 2013 –   NIDA’s 2012 Monitoring the Future survey of eighth, 10th and 12th graders reports continued high use of marijuana.

    Length: 0:59 minutes | View Transcript

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  • Monitoring the Future: Briefing and Press Conference 2012

    December 19, 2012 – Dr. Nora Volkow, NIDA Director, discusses the results of the 2012 Monitoring the Future survey at a press conference from the National Press Club on December 19, 2012. Monitoring the Future tracks annual drug abuse trends of 8th, 10th, and 12th-grade students, including attitudes and perceived risk of specific drugs of abuse. Dr. Volkow is joined by joined by Howard Koh, M.D., M.P.H, HHS Assistant Secretary for Health; R. Gil Kerlikowske, Director, Office of National Drug Control Policy; Lloyd D. Johnston, Ph.D., Principal Investigator, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan; and Chris Leibowitz, a young adult in recovery from drug addiction.

    Length: 56:31 minutes | View Transcript

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