Using social media to better understand, prevent, and treat substance use (October 16, 2014)
NIH announces 11 awards funded across three Institutes.
Unique interaction discovered between brain regions involved in addiction, depression (September 22, 2014)
CPDD conference features NIDA Director Dr. Nora Volkow as well as Media Forum (June 10, 2014)
College on Problems of Drug Dependence offers free registration for reporters attending Forum.
NIDA review summarizes research on marijuana’s negative health effects (June 04, 2014)
Comprehensive review published in the New England Journal of Medicine also discusses why risks are greatest for teen users.
Three NIH Institutes highlight collaboration for addiction research (December 12, 2013)
Advancing Psychiatric Practice through the Science of Addiction (May 07, 2013)
Special NIDA research track at the American Psychiatric Association's annual conference.
NIH study sheds light on how to reset the addicted brain (April 03, 2013)
Research suggests that targeted stimulation of the brain’s prefrontal cortex is a promising treatment for addiction.
Blending conference translates substance abuse research into practice (April 16, 2012)
NIDA program promotes knowledge exchange between addiction researchers and healthcare providers.
Study provides clues for designing new anti-addiction medications (March 21, 2012)
NIH-funded research shows 3D model of activity on key receptor.
NIDA creates easy-to-read website on drug abuse (February 21, 2012)
New site for adults with limited literacy skills, with audio versions of each page.