General Inquiries: NIDA Public Information Office, 301-443-1124
Inquiries about NIDA's treatment research activities:
- Division of Treatment Research and Development, 301-443-6173
- Division of Epidemiology, Services, and Prevention Research, 301-443-4060.
NIDA DrugPubs Research Dissemination Center
Order NIDA materials free of charge. Many publications available in both English and Spanish, Call 877-NIDA-NIH (877-643-2644; TTY/TDD: 240-645-0228.
Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT)
CSAT, a part of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, supports treatment services through block grants, disseminates findings to the field, and promotes their adoption. CSAT also operates the National Treatment Referral Hotline (1-800-662-HELP). CSAT publications are available through the National Clearinghouse on Alcohol and Drug Information (1-800-729-6686).
National Clearinghouse on Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI)
Educational resources on drug addiction treatment and publications from other Federal agencies are available from this source. Staff provides assistance in English and Spanish and has TDD capability; call 1-800-729-6686.
National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
NIJ supports research, evaluation, and demonstration programs on drug abuse in the contexts of crime and the criminal justice system. For information and publications, contact the National Criminal Justice Reference Service at 1-800-851-3420 or 301-519-5500.
Therapeutic Communities of America (TCA)
TCA is an association of member organizations that advocate for and promote understanding of TCs. TCA increases knowledge of the TC philosophy and methodology; develops and promulgates standards of quality for TC programs and practitioners; provides members with information, networking, and forums to promote the TC methodology; and creates a supportive atmosphere for members in their individual efforts and national representation. For more information, call 202-296-3503.
This series of reports simplifies the science of research findings for the educated lay public, legislators, educational groups, and practitioners. The series reports on research findings of national interest.
Please note: After September 2013 all NIDA Research Reports will be offered online exclusively. Orders for printed hard copies must be received by August 15, 2013.
As a result of scientific research, we know that addiction is a disease that affects both brain and behavior.