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- Addiction is a disease. We should treat it like one.
Former director of National Drug Control Policy, Michael Botticelli, encourages the millions of Americans in recovery today to make their voices heard and confront the stigma associated with substance use disorders.
- How data from a crisis text line is saving lives.
This TED Talk discusses the how data collected from crisis text lines is helping schools and law enforcement prepare for crises.
- As Adults Legally Smoke Pot in Colorado, More Minority Kids Arrested for It
This report covers the increasing rate of juvenile arrests for marijuana in the state of Colorado, where marijuana has become legal for adults 21 and over.
- Teen Drug Use Is Declining, but Why?
NPR’s Scott Simon talks to Dr. Wilson Compton of the National Institute on Drug Abuse about a new study that found the use of illicit substances dropped among teens last year.
- Drug Courts
The National Institute of Justice’s website on Drug Courts.