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  • 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.

  • Drugs: What Parents Need to Know for Parents


    Knowing what drugs are out there, what they can do, and how they can affect someone is the first step in raising drug-free kids.

  • Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) for Parents


    Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) is when a baby has withdrawal from a medicine or drug the mom took while she was pregnant.

  • Drugs for Teens


    Drugs are chemicals or substances that change the way our bodies work, for good and bad. Find out more here.

  • What You Need to Know About Drugs for Kids


    Drugs are chemicals that change the way a person's body works. Some drugs help you feel better, but drugs also can harm you. Learn more in this article for kids.

  • Drugs: What to Know for Teens


    It's not hard to find drugs, and sometimes it may seem like everyone's doing them or wanting you to do them. But there are downsides (and dangers) to taking drugs.

  • 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.

  • 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.