November is Native American Heritage Month. In a recent guest blog for the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities’ NIMHD Insights, George F. Koob, Ph.D., Director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), discussed NIAAA-supported research demonstrating the importance of community-based interventions in preventing underage drinking among American Indian and Alaska Native youth. Supporting research to better understand and address alcohol-related health disparities is a priority of NIAAA.

Read Dr. Koob’s guest blog.