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Today, Sept. 9, is International FASD Awareness Day. Join us at 2 PM EST for a Twitter Chat on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). 

FASD Awareness Day  is an important reminder that prenatal alcohol exposure is the leading preventable...

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Can NIAAA accept donations?

Yes. Although the NIAAA is a federally funded organization and not a fund-raising organization, the U.S. Congress has authorized NIAAA to accept donations and bequests to support its research...

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Moderate alcohol consumption:

According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, moderate drinking is up to 1 drink per day for women and up to 2 drinks per day for men.

 

Binge Drinking:...

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The National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, the National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse, and the National Cancer Advisory Board Joint Meeting

Thursday, December 13, 2012...

Advisory Council Minutes

NATIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL ON ALCOHOL ABUSE AND ALCOHOLISM

Summary of the 119th Meeting

September 17–18, 2008


The...

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NIAAA supports conferences, symposia and workshops focusing on alcohol-research related topics.  Conference grants using the R13/U13 mechanism must be submitted electronically in response to the...

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David Ted George, MD, Chief
Section of Clinical Assessment and Treatment Evaluation, LCTS
National Institute on...

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In the current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), alcohol abuse and other substance abuse are defined as psychiatric disorders. Many individuals who abuse alcohol also abuse other drugs, and vice-versa. Additionally,...

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