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2015 National Drug Facts Week

Promotional Video: Howard County Recreation & Parks Voices for Change students and HC DrugFree's Teen Advisory Council tell us their thoughts on drug abuse. This is an effort to promote the upcoming National Drug Facts Week (NDFW) educational campaign. The fifth annual NDFW is coming up the last week of January, and hundreds of educational events are expected around the country that will connect America's teens with scientific experts in the drug abuse field. NIDA is encouraging educators, community groups and parents to begin planning events as the school year begins. Coordinated by NIDA, the observance for 2015 begins Jan. 26 and ends Feb. 1. Do you have questions? We have answers!


2014 National Drug Facts Week

Teen dance students are "Shattering the Myths" as they kick off the 2014 NDFW. These are student from Ms. D'Anna's 3rd period dance class from James Hubert Blake High School in Silver Spring, Md. Music excerpt from "Dark Paradise" -- Lana del Ray. The fourth annual NDFW is the last week of January, and hundreds of educational events are expected around the country that will connect America's teens with scientific experts in the drug abuse field. NIDA is encouraging educators, community groups and parents to begin planning events as the school year begins. Coordinated by NIDA, the observance begins Jan. 27 and ends Feb. 2, 2014. Help us Shatter the Myths!


Promotional Video: Youth from Montgomery County, Maryland's TEENWORKS summer program, Howard County Recreation & Parks Voices for Change students and HC DrugFree's Teen Advisory Council tell us their thoughts on drug abuse. This is an effort to promote the upcoming National Drug Facts Week (NDFW) educational campaign. The fourth annual NDFW is coming up the last week of January, and hundreds of educational events are expected around the country that will connect America's teens with scientific experts in the drug abuse field. NIDA is encouraging educators, community groups and parents to begin planning events as the school year begins. Coordinated by NIDA, the observance begins Jan. 27 and ends Feb. 2, 2014. Do you have questions? We have answers!


Promotional Video: Youth from Montgomery County, Maryland's TEENWORKS summer program, Howard County Recreation & Parks Voices for Change students and HC DrugFree's Teen Advisory Council tell us their thoughts on drug abuse. This is an effort to promote the upcoming National Drug Facts Week (NDFW) educational campaign. The fourth annual NDFW is coming up the last week of January, and hundreds of educational events are expected around the country that will connect America's teens with scientific experts in the drug abuse field. NIDA is encouraging educators, community groups and parents to begin planning events as the school year begins. Coordinated by NIDA, the observance begins Jan. 27 and ends Feb. 2, 2014. Do you have questions? We have answers!


Promotional Video: Youth from Montgomery County, Maryland's TEENWORKS summer program ask questions of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) scientists. This is an effort to promote the upcoming National Drug Facts Week (NDFW) educational campaign. The fourth annual NDFW is coming up the last week of January, and hundreds of educational events are expected around the country that will connect America's teens with scientific experts in the drug abuse field. NIDA is encouraging educators, community groups and parents to begin planning events as the school year begins. Coordinated by NIDA, the observance begins Jan. 27 and ends Feb. 2, 2014. Do you have questions? We have answers!


National Drug Facts Week promotional video, introduced by NIDA Director, Dr. Nora Volkow.


2013 Drug Facts Chat Day

An in-depth look at NDFW Chat Day scientists and teen participants. Narrated by National Institute on Drug Abuse Office of Science Policy and Communications Director, Dr. Jack Stein, with onsite interviews at NIDA Headquarters and Walter Johnson High School, Rockville, MD.

2012 Monitoring the Future

A video summary of various local teens thoughts after the release of the 2012 Monitoring the Future Survey results during the Dec.19, 2012 national press conference in Washington, D.C. Presenters include Dr. Nora Volkow, Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse and Chris Leibowitz, guest speaker.

2011's National Drug Facts Week Clips

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Professional golfer and First Tee Master coach Donnie Caldwell encourages chapters of The First Tee to participate in (NIDA's) National Drug Facts Week to help our young people shatter the myths about drug abuse.

Dr. Nora Volkow speaks about National Drug Facts Week with host Laura DeAngelis of WestGlen Communications, syndicated to 189 TV stations around the country.

Dr. Nora Volkow speaks about National Drug Facts Week

See video clips from the Mentor Foundation USA event - November 2, 2011 in Washington, D.C.

The Mentor Foundation held a National Drug Facts Day event at the Swedish Embassy with NIDA Director Nora Volkow answering questions from students from nearby Washington D.C. public schools.

NIDA's Dr. Nora Volkow answers questions about drugs asked by Washington D.C. public school students

Teens take a pledge with GRAMMY award nominated singer Mario Barrett, who spreads the word about drugs through his Mario Do Right Foundation

What did the adults think?

What did Kem learn about drugs?

What did Jasmine learn about drugs?