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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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Event registration for 2019 ๐™‰๐™–๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™–๐™ก ๐˜ฟ๐™ง๐™ช๐™œ ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐˜ผ๐™ก๐™˜๐™ค๐™๐™ค๐™ก ๐™๐™–๐™˜๐™ฉ๐™จ ๐™’๐™š๐™š๐™ ยฎ is now open! The observance will be held January 22-27. Get more info and links to resources here:

https://www.drugabuse.gov/news-events/news-releases/2018/08/event-registration-opens-today-national-drug-alcohol-facts-weekr
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Synthetic cathinones, also known as โ€œbath saltsโ€, contain human-made chemicals that can cause paranoia and hallucinations. https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/synthetic-cathinones-bath-salts #DrugFacts #FridayFacts
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NIDA Director Dr. Volkow examines recent research on why nicotine is so addictive:
https://www.drugabuse.gov/about-nida/noras-blog/2018/09/recent-research-sheds-new-light-why-nicotine-so-addictive
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If a pregnant woman has problems with drugs, her newborn baby may experience painful symptoms of withdrawal and other health problems. https://teens.drugabuse.gov/blog/post/are-some-babies-born-addicted?utm_source=teenGooglePlus&utm_medium=social&utm_content=nf&utm_term=NPnp&utm_campaign=teen-Blog #NIDAteens
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Improving access to addiction treatment in primary care is critical to addressing the opioid crisis. Visit #NIDAMEDโ€™s Science to Medicine page for key considerations from practicing clinicians (MDs, DOs, PAs, NPs) on treating patients with #OUD. https://www.drugabuse.gov/nidamed-medical-health-professionals/science-to-medicine-medication-treatment-opioid-use-disorder/medication-treatment-opioid-use-disorder-in-primary-care
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Long-term methamphetamine use can cause severe oral and dental problems, also known as โ€œmeth mouthโ€. https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/methamphetamine
#DrugFacts #FridayFacts
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Long-term methamphetamine use can cause severe oral and dental problems, also known as โ€œmeth mouthโ€. https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/methamphetamine
#DrugFacts #FridayFacts
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Need a conversation about drugs? You donโ€™t have to wait for an adult to askโ€”Speak up and speak out!
https://teens.drugabuse.gov/blog/post/talking-your-parents-about-drugs?utm_source=teenGooglePlus&utm_medium=social&utm_content=nf&utm_term=NPnp&utm_campaign=teen-Blog
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Healthcare providers play a critical role in managing their patientsโ€™ pain and preventing them from developing an #OUD. In support of #PainAwarenessMonth, visit the #NIDAMED CME/CE page for courses on effective pain management. https://www.drugabuse.gov/nidamed-medical-health-professionals/cmece-activities#opioids #OpioidAwareness
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