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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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Check out NIDA's new resources for drug treatment counselors and those who work within the criminal justice system: https://www.drugabuse.gov/news-events/news-releases/2017/03/new-resources-available-criminal-justice-drug-treatment-counselors
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Could snake venom help with the opioid problem? http://bit.ly/2nDpozX
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Short-term effects of marijuana include impaired memory & difficulty with thinking and problem-solving: https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/marijuana #FridayFacts
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Dr. Volkow on @APAPsychiatric’s Convocation of Distinguished Fellows and Elizabeth Vargas’ recovery story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nv9ZjVG4PJI #APAAM17

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Can magnets treat addiction? Pt. 3 of our story on transcranial magnetic stimulation: https://www.drugabuse.gov/news-events/nida-notes/2017/03/narrative-discovery-can-magnets-treat-cocaine-addiction-part-3
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Sometimes, challenges with school, at work, or in relationships can increase your risk for a drug or alcohol problem. http://bit.ly/2ru2qg7 #NIDAteens
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NIDA Dir Nora Volkow accepts the @APAPsychiatric 2017 Presidential Commendation Award from President Maria A. Oquendo. #APAAM17
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Tables turned: NIDA Director Nora Volkow interviewing journalist Elizabeth Vargas at the @APAPsychiatric 2017 Annual Meeting. #APAAM17 http://ow.ly/i/v6iwj
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Congrats grads! Don’t let misuse of prescription drugs mess up your graduation festivities: http://bit.ly/2pB7dHS #NIDAteens
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