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NIDAMED: Medical & Health Professionals

Links to additional resources from external professional groups are provided as a courtesy and are not reviewed by NIDA.
Highlights of various policy briefs
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Gut-brain axis offers clues to treatments for addictive disorders
Stimulating news about brain glutamate

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NIDAMED’s mission is to disseminate science-based resources to health professionals on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction, and advances in pain management.

For Your Practice

Addiction Science

Opioid Information

Opioid Prescribing

Pain Management

Medical Marijuana


Two Brief Online Validated Adolescent Substance Use Screening Tools — NIDA's Clinical Trials Network

Video explaining the NIDAMED Web Portal

Safeguarding Medicines

Safe disposal for unused medicines

Disposal of Unused Medicines: What You Should Know - FDA



Accessing Clinical Trial Information

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    NIH Addresses the Opioid Crisis

    Need a tool to help people stay drug-free?

    NIDA Notes: The Latest in Drug Abuse Research

    Videos For Medical and Health Professionals

    SAMHSA’s Knowledge Network

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    SAMHSA’s Knowledge Network is a comprehensive online resource of behavioral health training, technical assistance, and workforce development for the health care community.

    Drug Research Articles

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