Drugs and Alcohol Chat Day is an annual live online chat held between high school students and NIH scientists. Chat Day is part of National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week®.
During Chat Day students have the opportunity to ask the questions they most want answers to about drugs, alcohol, and drug use, including drug and alcohol effects, how to help friends or family, and what causes addiction.  
This year NIAAA Director Dr. George F. Koob fielded student questions along with NIAAA researchers Dr. Vijay Ramchandani and Dr. Aaron White.Logo of National Drugs and Alcohol Facts Week
View the complete transcripts from the 2019 Chat Day at