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April 02, 2019

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Among adults 18 and older, alcohol use is increasing, particularly for females....


News Release
March 11, 2019
New preclinical research in rats has identified a link between adolescent alcohol exposure and specific molecular changes in the brain that contribute to increased anxiety in adulthood. A large body of evidence demonstrates a strong relationship...


News Release
March 04, 2019
Assessing the patterns of energy use and neuronal activity simultaneously in the human brain improves our understanding of how alcohol affects the brain, according to new research by scientists at the National Institutes of Health. The new approach...


New & Noteworthy
February 20, 2019

NIAAA Spectrum is the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism's (NIAAA) triannual webzine. With engaging feature articles, short news updates, and colorful graphics, NIAAA Spectrum offers accessible and relevant...


New & Noteworthy
February 12, 2019
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...


New & Noteworthy
February 06, 2019

The Open Session of the National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism will take place on February 7, 2019 from 10 AM - 3 PM . You can...


New & Noteworthy
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...