The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) will be holding its annual International Forum, June 14–17, 2019, in San Antonio,
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Driving under the influence of any drug that acts on the brain can impair one's motor skills, reaction time, and judgment, making drugged driving a serious public health and safety concern.
The controversial subject of cannabis legalisation has led to the increased urgency in understanding the full health and social implications of the drug use. Cannabis use is particularly prevalent amongst adolescence - a period of time where young people are going through significant neural development.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) are hosting a one-day mini convention on the 2nd of November in San Diego.
Longitudinal Study of the Impact of Prenatal Opioid and other Substance Exposure on Brain and Behavioral Development
An expert panel meeting will be held on the 22nd of October 2018 to discuss the design of a recent piece of longitudinal research examining the impact of substance exposure on pre- and postnatal neural development.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has released a new guide for journalists in the field of drug abuse and treatment. The purpose of this guide is to provide journalists with fast and user-friendly access to the latest scientific rese
Emergency departments are often the first point of contact for individuals who have overdosed or suffering from the effects of opioids.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse has released a series of lesson plans and suggested activities that can be used within the classroom with teenagers. The aims of the lesson plans are to educate young people, in an engaging and fun way, about drugs.
Individuals suffering from substance use disorders develop strong associations between the drug’s stimulating effect and environmental cues that act as reminders of the experience, which can lead to relapse.
A recent survey produced by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has analysed trends in substance use between young adults, aged 19-22, attending college and not attending college in the US.