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September 11, 2018

On Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. ET, NIAAA will co-host a Twitter chat with the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome ( NOFAS ).

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News Release
August 29, 2018

Observance to be held January 22-27, 2019, with new resources for parents and educators.

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) announced today that event...


News Release
August 22, 2018

Previously unrecognized pathways in mice have relevance for mental health and addiction research

Researchers have identified connections...


New & Noteworthy
July 09, 2018

This month saw the launch of NIAAA’s official Instagram account:

Throughout the year the site will feature graphics on NIAAA’s research and...


New & Noteworthy
June 08, 2018

Read the latest blog from NIAAA Director Dr. George F. Koob.




New & Noteworthy
May 24, 2018
The most recent issue of the NIAAA Spectrum is now published at . The current issue includes: Features about new...


New & Noteworthy
May 17, 2018

The NIAAA Director's Report on Institute Activities to the 148th Meeting of the National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism is online at...


New & Noteworthy
April 18, 2018

April is Alcohol Awareness Month and a good time for a Twitter chat on alcohol and other substance use disorders, including those involving opioids, tobacco, and other substances.

Join National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (@...


News Release
April 13, 2018
Preliminary NIH study shows increased levels of beta-amyloid Losing just one night of sleep led to an immediate increase in beta-amyloid, a protein in the brain associated with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a small,...