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  • Dealing With Addiction for Teens


    Find out what you can do if you think you or a friend has a drug or alcohol addiction - from recognizing the warning signs to suggestions to help you stay clean.

  • Word! Addiction for Kids


    An addiction is an urge to do something that is hard to control or stop.

  • Taking Prescription Opioid Pain Medicines Safely for Teens


    Opioids are very good at controlling pain, but there are risks to taking them. If you've been prescribed a medicine that contains an opioid, find out how to use it safely.

  • Giving Opioid Prescription Pain Medicine: What Parents Need to Know for Parents


    If your child’s health care provider prescribed a prescription pain medicine that contains an opioid, you probably have many questions about how to use it safely. Get answers here.

  • Heroin: What Parents Need to Know for Parents


    Heroin is a highly addictive, illegal narcotic that can cause death when taken in excess.

  • Heroin for Teens


    Heroin is a highly addictive drug made from the seed pod of the opium poppy plant. Learn more about heroin and its effects in this article for teens.

  • Vaping: What You Need to Know for Teens


    E-cigarettes aren't a safe alternative to smoking, they're just another way of putting nicotine into your body. Get the facts on e-cigs and vaping.

  • Getting Help for Teens


    Where can people get help for an addiction problem? Find out here.

  • Vaping: What You Need to Know for Parents


    E-cigarettes are marketed as a safe alternative to smoking, but they're not. They still deliver nicotine into the body and damage the lungs. Here are the facts on vaping.

  • Nicotine: What Parents Need to Know for Parents


    Nicotine is a highly addictive stimulant. Those who start smoking before age 21 have the hardest time breaking the habit.