What if I want to participate in research studies?
- To read some general information about being a part of NIH research studies, see NIH Clinical Trials and You.
- To search for a clinical trial that might be right for you, check out clinicaltrials.gov.
Where can I find information on specific drugs?
- The main NIDA site has information on specific drugs, including their effects on the body, brain, and behavior.
- NIDA also has an Easy-to-Read website with information about many drugs.
Where can I find more information on treatment and recovery?
For more information on what to expect in treatment and recovery, check out our publication on the science behind addiction, called Drugs, Brains, and Behavior - The Science of Addiction, written by NIDA scientists and is based on many years of research.
There is more information on the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration's resource page on treatment, prevention, and recovery.
You might also want to check out the websites of some other NIH Institutes:
Cite this article
NIDA. (2019, October 18). Step by Step Guides to Finding Treatment for Drug Use Disorders. Retrieved from https://www.drugabuse.gov/step-by-step-guides-to-finding-treatment-drug-use-disorders