March 2008 Announces the 2007 Smissman Award from the American Chemical Society to Dr. Kenner Rice, NIDA, for significant contributions to fundamental knowledge in medicinal chemistry.
Presents highlights of a meeting of scientists and clinicians to review research results from the field of social neuroscience, the study of how neurobiology and the social environment interact.
December 2010 Announces three new NIDA National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse members and describes their drug abuse and addiction research experience.
Announces the recipients of the inaugural Avant-Garde Award for research to prevent and treat HIV/AIDS in drug abusers, Drs. Julio Montaner, Ileana Cristea, and Jerome Groopman.
March 2011 Announces the recipients of the 2010 Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health, Dr. Eric J. Nestler and Dr. Charles P. O'Brien, prominent addiction scientists.
Describes a consortium of three universities that launched a 12-month intensive online program last August that leads to a master's degree in addiction studies.
February 2007 Reviews a training DVD that presents dialectical behavior therapy skills being taught by deaf clinicians to deaf consumers as an approach to improve deaf people's access to behavioral health care.
October 2006 Announces the winners of the 10th Annual PRISM Awards, including Walk the Line, a film portraying the life of singer Johnny Cash and his battle with drug addiction.
July 2011 Highlights activities from the 2011 National Drug Facts Week in which communities sponsor events to educate teenagers about drugs and drug abuse.