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  • 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.

  • Hepatitis C for Teens


    The hepatitis C virus (HCV) spreads through blood or other body fluids, and can lead to cirrhosis or liver cancer. The most common way people become infected is by sharing drug paraphernalia.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Gynecomastia for Teens


    Puberty can be confusing, especially when unexpected changes happen. Learn what gynecomastia is and why it happens.

  • How Can I Quit Smoking? for Teens


    Nearly 1 in 5 deaths in the United States is related to tobacco. Are you ready to kick the habit?

  • Smoking for Teens


    Smoking is on the decline, but some people are still lighting up. Why? The answer is addiction. Find out more in this article for teens.

  • Drugs for Teens


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

  • Getting Help for Teens


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

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