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News Release
May 17, 2019
New clinical research supported by the National Institutes of Health shows that increasing the intensity of treatment for alcohol use disorder (AUD) over time improves alcohol-related outcomes among people with HIV. This stepped approach to AUD...


News Release
May 14, 2019
Geoffrey K. Mumford, Ph.D., Associate Executive Director for Government Relations in the Science Directorate of the American Psychological Association (APA), received the Senator Harold Hughes Memorial Award today from the National Institute on...


Research News
May 13, 2019
A new study finds that several state-level policies targeting alcohol and drug use during pregnancy lead to greater numbers of low birthweight and preterm births, resulting in hundreds of millions of dollars more in public health spending each year...


New & Noteworthy
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...