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Vaping popular among teens; opioid misuse at historic lows
Cocaine and overdose deaths among some minorities
Young adults’ daily use of marijuana a concern
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Find information for people struggling with drug abuse, as well as resources for their families and friends.

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To hear how one person in recovery views life, join us for a conversation with actor, author, and activist, Christopher Kennedy Lawford who, having overcome addiction, now advocates for others in recovery.

A Patient's Story

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NIDA clinical trials bring a new life to a woman struggling with opioid addiction - the study hoped to determine if clonidine used with buprenorphine could help reduce stress-induced relapse in heroin users.


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