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May 26, 2016

Parents, take the time to talk with your high school graduates about keeping parties and events alcohol-free—it just may save a life.

Learn more — read the NIAAA fact sheet at

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May 19, 2016

$200,000 first prize awarded to BACtrack Skyn

Today the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism announced the winners of its Wearable Alcohol Biosensor Challenge, a competition to design a discreet device capable of...

 

News Release
May 16, 2016
What: The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health, announces that Marlene Oscar Berman, Ph.D. will deliver the 8th Annual Jack Mendelson Honorary Lecture. The title of her presentation is...

 

New & Noteworthy
April 12, 2016
In honor of Alcohol Awareness Month, NIAAA hosted a chat with the American Society of Addiction Medicine on April 7. The focus was to address the science of addiction, current evidence-based approaches for treating alcohol use disorder, and...

 

New & Noteworthy
April 12, 2016
What: Meeting of the Interagency Coordinating Committee on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (ICCFASD) Where: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 5635 Fishers Lane, Terrace Level Conference Center, Rockville, Maryland 20852 When: The...

 

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April 06, 2016

Findings also endorse use of NIAAA youth screening guide

A single screening question about drinking frequency in the past year could help doctors identify adolescents at risk for alcohol problems, according to a new study...

 

New & Noteworthy
March 23, 2016
The Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA) has announced that Lorenzo Leggio, M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc., will receive the 2016 Early Career Investigator Award. Dr. Leggio is Chief of the Section on Clinical Psychoneuroendocrinology and...

 

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March 11, 2016

Middle school students from the Washington, D.C., area will become brain scientists for a day when they visit the National Museum of Health and Medicine in Silver Spring, Maryland, on March 16 and 17, 2016. Scientists from the National Institutes...

 

New & Noteworthy
March 07, 2016

To streamline elements of its clinical trials program, the NIAAA Clinical Investigations Group (NCIG) recently turned to a technological innovation called Take Control. A sophisticated computer-based alcohol intervention, Take Control proved...

 

News Release
March 04, 2016
Survey shows marijuana use disorder linked to substance use/mental disorders and disability

Marijuana use disorder is common in the United States, is often associated with other substance use disorders, behavioral problems, and...

 

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