Your Face on Meth

The physical impact of drugs like meth is incredible. This new application can show you what you might look like after years of meth abuse.

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The Growing Male Body

Here we look at male body weight and anxieties over the past 100 years. We explore weight issues and disorders among the less talked about male population.

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Drugs on Campus

In-depth research, designed to illuminate the drug and alcohol arrest data published yearly by college campuses around the country.

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Women's Body Image and BMI

From Marilyn Monroe to Kate Moss, the body shapes of the most admired models have remained consistently slimmer than that of the average American woman, representing a nearly impossible ideal..

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Live Drug Use Map

These live snapshots show how often Americans engage in drug and alcohol activities in each state and see how your home state compares.

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Average Face of Pro- and Anti-Marijuana Politicians

Legal approaches to marijuana use have become a contentious topic in recent years, with politicians siding for or against legalizing the use of marijuana recreationally. We looked at the faces of governors, senators, and representatives to determine the average face of each stance.

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The State of Treatment in America Rehabs and Drug Rehab Referrals

In a nation rife with drug and alcohol abuse, there’s a substantial demand for services treating substance dependence and addiction. Using data from the 2013 National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services, we’ve charted who’s seeking treatment, which centers provide treatment for various substance problems, and where their substance abuse clients are concentrated across the country.

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Uncovering the Afghan Opium Scourge

Afghanistan has been the world’s primary source of opium for decades. This project takes an in-depth look at how the US-led NATO invasion of Afghanistan in 2001 has dramatically increased opium production and distribution leading to devastating effects worldwide.

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How Will It All End?

A popular AMC show, Breaking Bad, depicted the drug war from the perspective of a meth manufacturer. To raise funds for DrugFree.org we offered up a system for fans to cast their votes on how the season would end.

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Imagining an America Where Money is Not Spent on Drugs

It may be difficult to imagine, but what if there was no such thing as a drug abuse problem in America? Where would the money be getting spent? We've assessed the amount of money that is spent on various substance abuse programs, including health care, treatment facilities, and criminal justice and the results may surprise you.

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