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Substance Abuse

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
NIDA for Teens: The Science Behind Drug Abuse
  • An intiative of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).
  • Information about different substances, activities, games. 
  • Share a dose of reality: prescription drug abuse IS drug abuse.
  • An initiative of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA),
  • The Speak Now Campaign was developed to address underage drinking, and more specifically, binge drinking among Colorado youth. In fact, Colorado ranks 9th highest in the nation in terms of binge drinking among teenage youth. Learn about research and laws about teen alcohol use in Colorado.
  • SpeakNow is on Facebook.
  • SpeakNow resources for summer...
  • How to Fail Prom video. With the arrival of prom season comes parties, and the potential for dangerous situations involving alcohol. See how the excitement of prom night can turn into a summer-ruining experience when alcohol is added, and how a conversation between parents and teens can make a big difference.
Substance Abuse among Minors en Español
  • Posted April 2013.
  • Radio program on EDUCARadio from Denver Public Schools to provide information to Spanish speaking students and parents.










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