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National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA/NIH)
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To prevent the initiation of drug use and the escalation to addiction in those who have already initiated use.
To prevent the initiation of drug use and the escalation to addiction in those who have already initiated use.

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Research suggests people who’ve used meth have an increased risk of developing Parkinson’s disease: https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/methamphetamine #FridayFacts
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A study found that intensive intervention increases clinical adherence to guidelines for prescribing opioids: https://www.drugabuse.gov/news-events/news-releases/2017/07/intensive-intervention-increases-clinical-adherence-to-opioid-prescribing-guidelines-in-chronic-care
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Are you a science enthusiast? Subscribe to a collection of scientific articles from NIDA: https://www.drugabuse.gov/connect-nida
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Do you need some back-to-school tactics for handling pressure from friends? Check out these tips: http://bit.ly/2hZZnsI #NIDAteens
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Misusing cough and cold medicines containing DXM can affect your body in dangerous ways: http://bit.ly/2sQYPFL #NIDAteens
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Naxolone helps restore normal breathing during overdoses: https://www.drugabuse.gov/related-topics/opioid-overdose-reversal-naloxone-narcan-evzio
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Curious about what sources of info NIDA uses to monitor trends in drug misuse in the U.S.? https://www.drugabuse.gov/related-topics/trends-statistics
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Nicotine in e-cigs can prime the reward system, putting vapers at risk for addiction to other drugs: https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/electronic-cigarettes-e-cigarettes #FridayFacts
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