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Quick Reference/Drugs & Health

Reporter's Quick Reference Guide—Who to Call for What

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
(Within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services [HHS])
Science of drug and nicotine addiction; prescription drug abuse, prevention, and treatment; drug use and HIV/AIDS; drugged driving; and Monitoring the Future Survey (8th, 10th, and 12th graders) National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Press Office: 301-443-6245
E-mail: media@nida.nih.gov
Web: www.drugabuse.gov/news-events
Science of alcohol use, addiction, and abuse; drunk driving; and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
Press Office: 301-443-2857
Web: www.niaaa.nih.gov/news-events/press-room
Science of mental health disorder prevention and treatment National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Press Office: 301-443-4536
Web: www.nimh.nih.gov/news/index.shtml
To contact NIH Institutes not listed here NIH Media contacts:
Press Office: 301-496-5787
Web: www.nih.gov/news/media_contacts.htm
Other Relevant Agencies within HHS
National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator, and Treatment Block Grants Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Press Office: 240-276-2130
Web: www.samhsa.gov
Safety and efficacy of medications U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Press Office: 301-796-4540
Web: www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/MediaContacts
Smoking prevention and cessation Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Office on Smoking and Health
Press Office: 202-395-6618
Web: www.cdc.gov/tobacco/

FDA Center for Tobacco Products
Web: www.fda.gov/TobaccoProducts/
Web: www.aids.gov
Relevant Offices Outside HHS
Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)
Executive Office of the President
Press Office: 202-395-6618
Web: www.whitehouse.gov/ondcp/news-releases
Bureau of Justice Statistics
Press Office: 202-307-1241
Web: http://bjs.ojp.usdoj.gov/index.cfm?ty=tp&tid=35
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), within the U.S. Department of Justice
Press Office: 202-307-7977
Web: www.dea.gov


This page was last updated September 2014