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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...


News Release
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