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Health Disparities

NIDA has made a concerted effort to better understand and address the need for research on drug abuse and addiction among health disparity populations, particularly racial/ethnic minority populations who experience disproportionate consequences of drug use and involvement. This site provides information on NIDA's health disparities research efforts. It includes links to health disparities funded research, publications lists, special initiatives, funding opportunities, and resources.

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    Featured Publication

    Featured Publication

    Drugs, Brains, and Behavior - The Science of Addiction

    As a result of scientific research, we know that addiction is a disease that affects both brain and behavior.