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Letter Calls for Increased Research on Inhalants

Members of the NIDA International Program Inhalant Working Group have published a letter in the Canadian Journal of Public Health [103(6): 473] calling for increased qualitative and quantitative research on inhalant abuse. The letter cites recent findings that inhalants are often the first substance misused by young people, use among girls is increasing, and volatile substances are being marketed in parts of Mexico with the addition of appealing odorants, such as cinnamon or coconut.

U.S., Mexico Issue Joint Declaration on Demand Reduction

The United States and Mexico have issued a joint declaration (PDF, 43.8KB) of cooperation on drug demand reduction efforts that underscores a commitment to reduce illicit drug consumption and the need to work collaboratively with each other and additional partners in the region. The joint declaration was issued at the conclusion of the 8th U.S.–Mexico Bi-National Drug Demand Reduction Policy Meeting, which was held at the U.S.

NIDA Supports Researchers at Hispanic Science International Conference

Sixteen NIDA-supported researchers presented their research earlier this fall in New Orleans, Louisiana, at the National Hispanic Science Network (NHSN) International Conference. This year’s meeting focused on transdisciplinary approaches to current research agendas and the future of addiction research and treatment.

Fellowships

Fellowships for Postdoctoral Training

Ongoing Activities

The International Program frequently works with international organizations and drug abuse research institutions in other nations to promote collaborative research, exchange information, and to move rapidly to address emerging opportunities. Current and recent partners include:

Binational Agreements

NIDA has signed letters of understanding to cooperate on biomedical and behavioral drug abuse research with the following institutions:

France:

Italy:

Mexico:

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