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January 03, 2019

Get ready! Jan. 22-27, 2019 is National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week®. Take a quick look at this promotional video to learn what you need to do to get ready for your NDAFW event! Then learn more at...


New & Noteworthy
December 07, 2018

Many of us look forward to celebrations during the holidays, a time when some people are more likely to drink beyond their limits than at other times of the year. Some will suffer adverse consequences that range from fights to falls to traffic...


New & Noteworthy
December 03, 2018

The National Institutes of Health announced today that enrollment for the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study is now complete and, in early 2019, scientists will have access to baseline data from all ABCD Study participants....


New & Noteworthy
November 30, 2018
Registration is now open for the 12 th annual National Drugs & Alcohol Chat Day, a live web chat between high school teenagers and addiction and mental health scientists. Chat Day will be held on January 24, during National Drug and...


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November 26, 2018

What: The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health, announces that Philip A. May, Ph.D., will deliver the 23rd Annual Mark Keller Honorary Lecture. The title of his...


New & Noteworthy
November 21, 2018
With deep sadness, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) community mourns the passing of Ting-Kai Li, M.D., a renowned scientist who served as the Institute's director from 2002 to 2008. Dr. Li died on November 18, 2018, at...


News Release
October 25, 2018

Media Advisory: Society for Neuroscience satellite meeting explores notable research in addiction ranging from data science to early life adversity impact on substance use disorders to opioid receptor function and pain



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...


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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,...