National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

NIDA is the lead federal agency supporting scientific research on drug use and addiction. Our mission is to advance science on drug use and addiction and to apply that knowledge to improve individual and public health.

2023 Virtual NIDA International Forum

Washington D.C., United States,
The NIDA International Program invites you to the 2023 NIDA International Forum, which will take place June 8 and 9, 2023.

NIDA INVEST Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

NIDA INVEST Postdoctoral Research Fellowship for International Scholars: Now Accepting Applications Special Deadline: April 1, 2023 The NIDA International Program is accepting applications from international postdoctoral researchers for the INVEST Drug Use and Addiction Research Fellowship. This fellowship combines postdoctoral research training in the United States with professional development activities and grant writing guidance to form a unique program for drug use and addiction scientists. Fellowship: The 12-month fellowship provides: Rigorous postdoctoral research training with

Principles of Substance Abuse Prevention for Early Childhood

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This guide, intended for parents, practitioners, and policymakers, begins with a list of 7 principles addressing the specific ways in which early interventions can have positive effects on development; these principles reflect findings on the influence of intervening early with vulnerable populations on the course of child development and on common elements of successful early childhood programs.

Preventing Drug Use among Children and Adolescents

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Today’s youth face many risks, including drug abuse, violence, and HIV/AIDS. Responding to these risks before they become problems can be difficult. One of the goals of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is to help the public understand the causes of drug abuse and to prevent its onset. Drug abuse has serious consequences in our homes, schools, and communities.

Partner Profile NIDA

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Jennifer A. Hobin,PhD; Lindsey Friend,PhD
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Presented as part of the Uniting the global community to face the challenge of addiction event, online, on 17th May, 2022




Partner Profile NIDA

Partner Profiles

Our partners introduce their missions, programs, and resources to support the workforce and activities.

2022 NIDA International Forum


The NIDA International Forum fosters international cooperative research and the exchange of scientific information by substance use researchers and highlights the range and quality of substance use and addiction research conducted around the world.