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November 23, 2015

In the United States, and throughout the world, men drink more alcohol than women.  But a recent analysis by scientists at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health, indicates that...

News Release
November 18, 2015

75 percent report not receiving any form of treatment

A survey of American adults revealed that drug use disorder is common, co-occurs with a range of mental health disorders and often goes untreated. The study, funded by the...

New & Noteworthy
November 13, 2015
NIAAA-supported researchers at the Duke University and Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Centers continue to refine our understanding of how repeated exposure to alcohol during adolescence causes long-lasting structural and functional...
News Release
November 02, 2015

Two to three brief training sessions can significantly increase pediatricians’ use of techniques for identifying and treating young people with potential alcohol, substance use, and mental health problems, according to a new study in a large...

News Release
October 28, 2015

WHAT:  The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health, announces that Kathleen K. Sulik, Ph.D., will deliver the 20th Annual Mark Keller Honorary Lecture.  Dr. Sulik is an...

News Release
October 21, 2015

Surveys show 9.5 percent of Americans use marijuana; 30 percent of users meet criteria for a disorder

The percentage of Americans who reported using marijuana in the past year more than doubled between 2001-2002 and 2012-2013, and...

New & Noteworthy
October 19, 2015
This issue of ARCR, Alcohol and the Immune System,reviews a broad range of immune-relevant alcohol research, detailing how alcohol-induced disruption of...
New & Noteworthy
October 16, 2015

Featuring articles about NIAAA’s vision for alcohol research and more:

  • an announcement about the new CollegeAIM guidebook,
  • a photo essay on Dr. Mary Lee of the NIAAA/NIDA Section on Clinical Psychoneuroendocrinology,...
New & Noteworthy
October 01, 2015
The National Institutes of Health announced its second wave of grants to support the goals of the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative...